Decision details

To add new schemes to the New Homes Programme 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Seeking approval to include new schemes in the New Homes Programme



1.  That it be agreed that the schemes listed in paragraphs 32 and 37 of the report and outlined individually below are worked up in accordance with the individually identified recommendations and in line with the Charter of Principles and statutory consultation under Section 105 of the Housing Act 1985for inclusion in the New Homes Delivery Programme; 


Refurbishment / Remodeling former hostel sites

a)  Camberwell Road 76-78

b)  Queens Road 225-227

c)  Southampton Way 75-77

d)  Trafalgar Avenue 25-27

e)  Trafalgar Avenue 46

f)  Grove Lane 93

g)  Herne Hill 93

h)  Wood Vale 17-19

i)  Linden Grove No 2


New Build

j)  Priter Road 1-36



Estate Infill sites

k)  49-56 Dodson Street and garages

l)  Rochester Estate: Parking Court


2.  That it be noted that the programme of relocation of existing hostel residents to self-contained accommodation as a result of the response to Covid 19, and acknowledgment that units are no longer suitable for housing residents.


3.  That it be noted that the majority of the hostels are now empty and the units have been secured 


4.  That it be noted that a further report addressing the rehousing strategy for tenants and leaseholders affected by the scheme referred to in paragraph 41 of the report will be brought forward in line with the council’s constitution.

Publication date: 05/01/2021

Date of decision: 05/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

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