Issue details

Approval to proceed with the council’s phase 4 development programme, committing capital expenditure of £8.832m

A report was presented to Cabinet setting out proposals for phase 4 of the council’s affordable housing development programme. The budget for this, totalling £8.822m, having been previously agreed by full council.


It is proposed to deliver the programme through a combination of the acquisition of homes and land for homes and by developing infill sites in council ownership for Affordable Rent.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/09/2020

Explanation of anticipated restriction:

Decision due: 22 Oct 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Helen Whitehead, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Housing and Community Services

Lead director: Tim Willis

Contact: Bob Porter, Director of Housing and Planning Tel: 01843 577006 Email:

What the decision will mean: Authority to acquire homes and land for affordable housing and to construct new affordable homes

Reason No Public Access: None


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report