The list of forthcoming Member-level decisions serves as the City Council's notice of all Member-Level Executive decisions, including those proposed to be taken at a private meeting of the Cabinet, in accordance with Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.

Notice will be given of the following:

a) All Key Decisions to be taken by the Cabinet, a Committee of the Cabinet or an individual Cabinet Member;
b) Executive non-Key Decisions to be taken by the above decision-makers, wherever possible;
c) All private meetings of the Cabinet;
d) All decisions to be taken under General Exception or Special Urgency provisions;

Key Decisions are defined by statute as:

(a)  Decisions likely to result in the Council incurring expenditure which is, or the making of savings which are, significant having regard to the Council's budget for the service or function to which the decision relates; or

(b)  To be significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards or electoral divisions in the area of the Council.

This list is updated with each new notice and the information is based upon statutory requirements.

Any queries relating to specific decisions should be referred to the relevant Officer listed against the respective decision, using the email address provided.


16/09/2021 - Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Scheme - Tranche 3 Proposal (Casino)

The addition of Casinos onto the already approved list of eligible businesses for the third round of the ARG scheme.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 16/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 16/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/09/2021 - Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Scheme, Tranche 3 Part 2

This report details how the remaining third tranche of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding, totalling circa. £3,600,000, will be distributed.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Before 30/09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/09/2021


10/09/2021 - Luxborough Street Development, London, W1U - Appropriation for Planning purposes

This paper recommends approval to be able to appropriate the land and authorise the use of any necessary powers if necessary,

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 21/10/2021

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Lead officer: Angie James

Notice of decision: 10/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Appendix A

To be declared as exempt from publication as it involves the disclosure of information as prescribed by paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule12a to the Local Government Act 1972, (as amended), in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)


09/09/2021 - Infill Programme: The Appointment of a Main Contractor for the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) sites within the Development Infill programme (Ordnance Mews, Helmsdale House, Melrose and Keith)

Approval to appoint and enter into a contract with H A Marks Construction Ltd for the MMC Sites.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/10/2021

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Maida Vale;

Notice of decision: 09/09/2021


09/09/2021 - Phase 1 Project Manager, Employers Agent, Quantity Surveyor appointment

Apointment of the PM, EA and QS on phase 1 of Ebury Bridge Estate.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 09/10/2021

Wards affected: Churchill;

Notice of decision: 09/09/2021


08/09/2021 - Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan adoption

Approval sought to formally adopt the Neighbourhood Plan for Fitzrovia West following successful referendum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 04/10/2021

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Michela Leoni

Notice of decision: 08/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/09/2021 - Soho Neighbourhood Plan adoption

Approval sought to formally adopt the Neighbourhood Plan for Soho following successful referendum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 04/10/2021

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Michela Leoni

Notice of decision: 08/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/09/2021 - Church Street In Principle Compulsory Purchase Order Resolution

Approval, in principle, the use of compulsory purchase powers for the acquisition of the land required for development of Church Street (Site A) 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Notice of decision: 08/09/2021


06/09/2021 - Church Street In Principle Compulsory Purchase Order Resolution

Approval, in principle, the use of compulsory purchase powers for the acquisition of the land required for development of Church Street (Site A).

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 06/10/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 06/09/2021


06/09/2021 - Review of Westminster City Council's Resident Engagement Structure

Decision to approve implementation of the proposed approach to resident engagement for 2021-24.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision due date: 03/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 06/09/2021


06/09/2021 - Greater London Authority - Affordable Homes Negotiated Grant Agreement

Authorisation to enter into a negotiated grant agreement with the GLA in order to deliver intermediate tenure homes under the Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 06/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);


02/09/2021 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Marylebone High Street

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 02/10/2021

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Lead officer: Clare O'Keefe

Notice of decision: 02/09/2021


01/09/2021 - Supply of Power to Landmann Way Waste Vehicle Depot

To install electric charging infrastructure at Landmann Way Waste Vehicle Depot in preparation for introduction of electric waste and recycling collection vehicles.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: Not before 29/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Banks

Notice of decision: 01/09/2021


01/09/2021 - Replacement of Waste & Recycling Collection Vehicles

Variation of Waste Collection and Street Cleansing Contract with Veolia ES Ltd to replace diesel waste and recycling collection vehicles with electric vehicles.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: Not before 29/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Banks

Notice of decision: 01/09/2021


31/08/2021 - Marble Arch Mound - project and financial update

This report provides an update on the budget envelope required to enable delivery of all the activities associated with the delivery of the Marble Arch Mound (‘the Mound’) visitor attraction. The Mound is temporary 24m-high hill structure located at Marble Archwith a viewing platform at the summit. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning, Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: Not before 28/09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 31/08/2021


25/08/2021 - Church Street Sites A, B & C, the public realm and the Church Street Market - Planning application approach

Approval for the recommended hybrid planning application approach for the regeneration of Church Street Sites A, B & C, the public realm and the Church Street Market.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 25/09/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Evie Hodgkin

Notice of decision: 25/08/2021


13/08/2021 - Community Play Provision for Children during School Holidays 2021-22

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 13/09/2021

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Harrow Road; Maida Vale; Marylebone High Street; Queen's Park; Regent's Park; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Clare O'Keefe

Notice of decision: 13/08/2021


09/08/2021 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Abbey Road, Bryanston and Dorset Square, Church Street, Hyde Park, Marylebone High Street, Regent’s Park and West End

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: Not before 06/09/2021

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Bryanston and Dorset Square; Church Street; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; Regent's Park; West End;

Lead officer: Clare O'Keefe

Notice of decision: 09/08/2021


09/08/2021 - Making of Westminster's Article 4 Direction for changes of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to C3 (dwelling houses) outside of the Central Activities Zone (CAZ)

Introduction of a non-immediate Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights for change of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to C3 (dwelling houses) in town centres outside of the Central Activities Zone (CAZ).

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 30/09/2021

Notice of decision: 09/08/2021


06/08/2021 - Infill Development Programme

This paper recommends actively progressing 15 infill sites that are at different stages of development including five developments in construction, nine developments pre-construction and one development at feasibility stage and the deferment of 3 sites to enable further due diligence to be undertaken and additional sources of funding to be explored to support the potential progression at a later date. 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 03/09/2021

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Harrow Road; Maida Vale; Tachbrook; Vincent Square; Warwick;

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


03/08/2021 - Future of the ICT Service

Consideration of options for the future of the ICT service. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 20/09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 03/08/2021


28/07/2021 - The Lodge

The paper recommends progressing a site currently at feasibility stage through to planning. Additional sources of funding to be explored to support the potential progression at a later date

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 28/08/2021

Wards affected: Maida Vale;


21/07/2021 - Church Street Regeneration - Consultant appointment

This CMR is to regularise the position of the Arcadis' appointment to provide advice on the Church Street Regeneration, namely Sites A, B and C.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Evie Hodgkin

Notice of decision: 21/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains sensitive commercial information regarding consultant and professional fees.


12/07/2021 - Acquisition of 291 Harrow Road

Cabinet Member report outlining the recommendation for the acquisition of the 291 Harrow Road Site currently owned by the NHS.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 09/08/2021

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: James Green

Notice of decision: 12/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains details of a commercial property transaction with a third party -NHS Property Services.


02/07/2021 - 300 Harrow Road appropriation of land for planning purposes

To appropriate the land at 300 Harrow Road for planning purposes to enable the development of new homes and community facilities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/2021

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Gaurav Choksi

Notice of decision: 02/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/06/2021 - Ebury Bridge Estate Regeneration - Compliance Monitoring Team Appointment

Appointment of the CMT including the pre agreed options to extend to future phases.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/2021

Wards affected: Churchill;

Lead officer: Ashton Dean

Notice of decision: 28/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/06/2021 - The professional consultant appointments for proposed refurbishment of Seymour Leisure Centre

The report reviews the tenders received for the consultant appointments and recommends appointment of selected consultants.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 07/2021

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Notice of decision: 24/06/2021


21/06/2021 - Highways Buildouts for Trees

A Cabinet Member decision is needed for approval to proceed with the Highways Buildouts for Trees programme, including detailed design and implementation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 20/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rianne Taylor

Notice of decision: 21/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/06/2021 - 300 Harrow Road (Warwick Hall) Final Business Case

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 19/06/2021

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Notice of decision: 15/06/2021


10/06/2021 - Housing Care & Support Services Direct Award

To directly award a number of contracts delivering housing care and support in the Adult Social Care Integrated Commission Division.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Decision due date: 10/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/06/2021


09/06/2021 - Empty Property Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/07/2021

Lead officer: Cecily Herdman

Notice of decision: 09/06/2021


04/06/2021 - The procurement of an operator to supply, operate and maintain Electric Vehicle (EV) Rapid Charge Points for Westminster City Council

To procure a contract for the delivery of a service for the supply, installation and operation of 30 on-street Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charge points (providing a charge of 50kW) for Westminster City Council. The concession contract is planned to run for a period of 8 years, with an option to extend for 2 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 05/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Denny

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This report is exempt in accordance with Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)”.


04/06/2021 - The procurement of an Operator to supply, operate and maintain Electric Vehicle (EV) Lamp Column Charge Points for Westminster City Council

The contract will be for the supply, installation and operation of 440 new lamp column charge points (providing a charge of 5.5kW) for residents in Westminster. This is to be a concession contract for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for a further 2 years

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 05/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steven Denny

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This report is exempt in accordance with Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)”.


04/06/2021 - updated Local Development Scheme

Cabinet Member approval sought for updated Local Development Scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 04/07/2021

Notice of decision: 04/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/06/2021 - Code of Construction Practise

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 02/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josephine Gay

Notice of decision: 02/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/05/2021 - Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy

Updated policy on Private Sector Housing and Letting Agent standards, requirements and compliance

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Munro

Notice of decision: 27/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/05/2021 - HMO Licensing Policy

Supporting the HMO Licensing Scheme this policy sets out the licensing requirements, regulations and compliance

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Munro

Notice of decision: 27/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/05/2021 - Supply and Allocation of Social Housing 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision due date: 20/06/2021

Lead officer: Cecily Herdman

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021


20/05/2021 - Rating Advisory Panel - 21.09.2021

Business Rates Discretionary & Hardship Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 20/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/05/2021 - Church Street Renewal Voids

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 14/06/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Sarah Crampton

Notice of decision: 14/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/05/2021 - Public Realm improvements in Piccadilly Circus

Proposals to design and implement public realm and protective security improvements in Trafalgar Square

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: Before 30/06/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Mark Chalmers

Notice of decision: 05/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
That this report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A Part 1, paragraph 7 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to action to be taken in connection with the prevention investigation or prosecution of a crime


15/04/2021 - Lisson Grove Programme - Multi-Discipline Consultant Team Appointment

Seeking approval of the appointment of the MDCT and we are seeking delegated authority to draw down and spend the cost to deliver the service through to Outline Business Case Part 2.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 15/05/2021

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Sue Machin

Notice of decision: 15/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


12/04/2021 - West End Gate Transfer of 37 Intermediate Rent Units to Westminster Builds and Management Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Before 11/06/2021

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Lead officer: James Green

Notice of decision: 12/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


09/04/2021 - Renewal of Borough-wide Street Drinking and Dog Control Public Space Protection Orders - Temporary

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/05/2021

Notice of decision: 09/04/2021