Cabinet considered a report regarding the HRA tower block refurbishment and retrofit programme. Approval requested for 2 points:
2. Approval of the appointment of the in-house delivery team, as detailed in annex 1 to the Cabinet report.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or Making one-off Savings anticipated to be £250,000 or more*;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Central Harbour Ward; Dane Valley Ward; Eastcliff Ward; Newington Ward;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/01/2023
Decision due: 16 Feb 2023 by Overview & Scrutiny Panel
Decision due: 2 Mar 2023 by Cabinet
Lead member: Councillor Jill Bayford, Shadow Cabinet Member for Housing Cllr-Jill.Bayford@thanet.gov.uk
Lead director: Bob Porter
Contact: Sally O'Sullivan, Head of Tenant and Leaseholder Services Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
What the decision will mean: Once the tower block refurbishment and retrofit programme contract is awarded, we can start the design for the major works. The works include the replacement of the External Wall Insulation (required for building safety), retrofit of energy efficiency measures that will ensure all units in the tower blocks area at EPC C or B and cyclical/refurb works. The contract will span for 36 months while all these works are completed on the tower blocks