Greenwich Council

Decision details.

Future of Langton Way

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

 

1.    Agreed to decommission Langton Way and commence consultation with residents over their rehousing options.

 

2.    Agreed to convert Langton Way into a mixed use housing scheme for older people and older people with Learning Disabilities. The proposed scheme will provide a mix of 8 general needs sheltered and 20 age appropriate, Independent Living units, for people with learning disabilities (subject to finalisation of the design for tender). It will be based on a sheltered housing model but with increased support, in line with the Learning Disability Housing Strategy.

 

3.    Agreed to begin a Rehousing programme following consultation with the residents.

 

4.    Agreed to the home loss and disturbance payments to those tenants that are eligible, and agree that officers can consider claims from those who would not qualify as of right but where there are exceptional circumstances which should be taken into account, as set out in paragraph 6.7 below.

 

5.    Noted that if the recommendations 1.1 - 1.4 above are agreed further work will be required by Health and Adult Services with regard to re-provision of the existing accommodation for Adults with learning disabilities including preparing residents to move, and release of the existing building.

 

6.    Agreed to provision of a budget for security costs to the scheme of £50,000.

 

 

 

 

Report author: Nicola York

Publication date: 13/09/2018

Date of decision: 12/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/09/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/09/2018

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