Decision details

Response to petition: To prioritise the site of Balmoral Castle pub on Churchill Gardens estate for new-build sheltered housing

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet Member approval sought.


That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration;


·                     Acknowledged the dilapidated condition of the building and the ongoing costs to keep the building safe and secure

·                    Recognised the potential of the site to contribute to the Council’s ambitions to deliver an increase in levels of affordable housing for the residents of Westminster

·                     Committed to engaging with the local community and ward members on the opportunities achievable on this site

·                     Acknowledged the need for more sheltered and other supportive accommodation in this area


Reasons for Decision 


Following full consideration of the petition it was considered that there are clear imperatives to consider opportunities to the site as it not feasible or desirable to maintain the site in its current state. The ongoing costs to secure the building do not represent value for money.

Publication date: 21/08/2018

Date of decision: 21/08/2018

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