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.


09/09/2019 - Petition to not extend the Victoria Opportunity Area boundary

The draft City Plan 2019-2040 published for Regulation 19 consultation proposed changes to the Victoria Opportunity Area boundary. A petition was set up to oppose such changes. The petition closed on the 5th of September reaching over 500 signatures.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/10/2019

Wards affected: St James's; Vincent Square; Warwick;

Lead officer: Michela Leoni

Notice of decision: 09/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/09/2019 - St Martins Lane BIDS

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 05/10/2019

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019


05/09/2019 - Leicester Square, Piccadily Circus and St James's BIDS Renewal

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 05/10/2019

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019


05/09/2019 - Victoria BIDs Renewal

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 05/10/2019

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019


05/09/2019 - Westminster City Plan Submission to Secretary of State

This report seeks recommendation to the Full Council from the Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning that the City Plan is submitted to the Secretary of State for examination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/09/2019 - Lease Renewal

Short term lease renewal of leisure unit

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


03/09/2019 - Underletting of Offices

Short term sublease of circa 9.000 sq ft of offices

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: Knightsbridge and Belgravia;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


30/08/2019 - Enabling the redevelopment of Jubilee Sport Centre

The development of a new community sports centre and 56 homes on the former Jubilee Sports Centre site.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community

Decision due date: 26/09/2019

Wards affected: Queen's Park;

Lead officer: Dominic Wilde

Notice of decision: 30/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


28/08/2019 - Mandela Way - Unit A

Cabinet Member approval sought for lease renewal with London Bus Services Ltd (Transport for London).

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 28/09/2019

Notice of decision: 28/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


28/08/2019 - Westminster City Council Corporate Parenting Strategy

This decision seeks Cabinet’s endorsement of the Corporate Parenting Strategy (April 2019). The strategy sets out Council’s commitments as a ‘Corporate Parent’. It ensures that our young people understand what they have a right to expect and how we as corporate parents will support them during their journey through care.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Newman

Notice of decision: 28/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
n/a


27/08/2019 - Infill Development Programme

The Cabinet Member Report provides an update on all the infill schemes which are currently in construction, planning and feasibility. The paper seeks approval to spend against the infill projects; requests the draw down of the Affordable Housing Fund; provides updates on project programmes; highlights the next Infill sites to come forward and recommends both design team and contractor procurement strategies to take.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 25/09/2019

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Bayswater; Churchill; Harrow Road; Little Venice; Maida Vale; Queen's Park; Regent's Park; Vincent Square; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Barbara Brownlee

Notice of decision: 27/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of the Council


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - James St

The James St project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Davies St

The Davies St project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Mortimer Street

The Mortimer Street project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Berners Street

The Berners Street project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Sustainable Streets

The Sustainable Streets project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Re-procurement of Learning Disability services currently procured as spot placements, through a commissioning framework

Commissioning Officers are currently developing commissioning frameworks. One through which housing support and care will be purchased and another through which positive behaviour support will be purchased as part of the housing support and care package. Some services currently need to be re-procured in advance of one of the frameworks being ready. It is proposed that the Commissioning Team sign the access agreement for an existing Positive Behaviour Support Framework, that established by Haringey council, to provide the greater transparency and control that the framework offers, in advance of our own being in place.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 30/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anna Waterman

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial sensitivity


22/08/2019 - Public Realm improvements in Leicester Square

This report presents proposals to design and implement public realm and protective security improvements in Leicester Square

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 19/09/2019

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Mark Chalmers

Notice of decision: 22/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The report contains information relating to action to be taken in connection with the prevention investigation or prosecution of crime


21/08/2019 - Network 2020

Cabinet Member approval sought for bi-borough Networks ICT Services Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Digital and Customer Services

Decision due date: Not before 18/09/2019

Notice of decision: 21/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


21/08/2019 - Re-designation of Church Street Ward Neighbourhood Forum

To re-designate the Church Street Ward Neighbourhood Forum for a further period of five years following an application to do so from the existing forum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 09/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Michael Clarkson

Notice of decision: 21/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/08/2019 - Queensway Public Realm, Remaining Phases; South of Porchester

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 12/09/2019

Wards affected: Bayswater;

Lead officer: Scarlett Bochan

Notice of decision: 12/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/08/2019 - Mandela Way, Units B, C and D, lease re-gear

Cabinet Member approval sought to enter into a reversionary lease.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 02/09/2019

Notice of decision: 02/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/08/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel

Consider recommendations of the Rating Advisory Panel in relation to applications for Hardship and Discretionary Rate Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 02/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Report and appendices be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A, Part 1, Paragraph 3, as amended, in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of an individual.


26/07/2019 - Luton Street Regeneration

Finalisation of main contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 05/09/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Barbara Brownlee, Stephen Muldoon

Notice of decision: 26/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive


26/07/2019 - Luton Street Regeneration

Finalisation of CIL liability notification

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 02/09/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Iain Emmerson

Notice of decision: 26/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/07/2019 - Development Sales Programme - Delegated Authority Paper

Agreement of Cabinet Member sought to extend our current delegated authority levels.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 18/08/2019

Notice of decision: 18/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


16/07/2019 - Cross River Partnership DEFRA funded Clean Air Villages Project - Contract with London Borough of Lewisham

Approval requested to sign the contract under seal between Westminster City Council (Cross River Partnership) and London Borough of Lewisham in respect of the DEFRA Air Quality Grant.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 15/08/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Carol Quamina

Notice of decision: 16/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/07/2019 - Designation of Soho Neighbourhood Forum

To re-designate the Soho Neighbourhood Forum for a further period of five years following an application to do so from the existing forum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: Before 07/08/2019

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Michael Clarkson

Notice of decision: 10/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/07/2019 - Property in Harrow Road

Cabinet Member approval sought for proposals.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/08/2019

Notice of decision: 08/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


05/07/2019 - Luton Street

Presentation update on the Luton Street scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/09/2019

Lead officer: Barbara Brownlee, Stephen Muldoon

Notice of decision: 05/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial in confidence.


04/07/2019 - Luxborough Street

Decisions required prior to planning submission.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Before 01/08/2019

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Lead officer: Emily Myers

Notice of decision: 04/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Financials are confidential.


03/07/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel 17.9.2019: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

This report contains recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel in respect of applications for Hardship and Discretionary relief from National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR).

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Exempt appendix contacting details of individual applications


19/06/2019 - Lisson Grove Office, Frampton Street London NW8

The refurbishment of Ground, Mezzanine and First floor offices

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 07/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Anne McCann, Steven Morrice

Notice of decision: 19/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


12/06/2019 - Outline Business Case - Carlton Dene and Westmead - Funding approval

Cabinet Member approval sought for Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 12/07/2019

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


10/06/2019 - Contract extension of a Contract for the Provision of Community Equipment Service to operate in K&C for one year

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 10/07/2019

Lead officer: Tabby Eichler

Notice of decision: 10/06/2019


06/06/2019 - CLCH Health Visiting Contract Extension

This report seeks approval to proceed with an extension for the current CLCH Health Visiting Service contract for a six-month period from the 1st October 2019 until the 31st March 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 18/06/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gaynor Driscoll

Notice of decision: 06/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


02/06/2019 - Oxford Street District - Ramillies Project

The Ramillies project is a project that proposes to improve the public realm on Ramillies Street, Ramillies Place and Hills Place. The project also aims to incorporate art into the public realm and is the first work package to be delivered as part of the Oxford Street District programme of works.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning, Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 30/06/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 02/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/05/2019 - Petition: St James the Less Church -Education Centre for vulnerable young people

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 20/06/2019

Notice of decision: 20/05/2019


17/05/2019 - Marylebone High Street Hanging Baskets (Summer and Winter 2019)

Ward budget spending in Marylebone High Street ward

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community

Decision due date: 13/06/2019

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Lead officer: Janis Best

Notice of decision: 17/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/05/2019 - Little Venice Hanging Baskets (Summer and Winter 2019)

Ward budget spending in Little Venice ward

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community

Decision due date: 13/06/2019

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Lead officer: Janis Best

Notice of decision: 17/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/05/2019 - Re-designation of Belgravia Neighbourhood Forum

Approval required to re-designate Belgravia Neighbourhood Forum in advance of current designation expiring

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: Before 01/10/2019

Wards affected: Bayswater; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Sean Walsh

Notice of decision: 16/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/05/2019 - Re-designation of Notting Hill East Neighbourhood Forum

Approval required to re-designate Notting Hill East Neighbourhood Forum in advance of current designation expiring

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: Before 01/10/2019

Wards affected: Bayswater; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Sean Walsh

Notice of decision: 16/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/05/2019 - Aids and Adaptions: Contract Award and Implementation Plan

Cabinet Member approval sought for contract award and implementation plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 15/06/2019

Notice of decision: 15/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


08/05/2019 - Management for Mixed tenure estates, including arrangements for Beachcroft

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/06/2019

Notice of decision: 08/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


07/05/2019 - LED and Smart Lighting System

Decision to allow the installation of a low energy street lighting solution with centralised management control.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 07/06/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Robson

Notice of decision: 07/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information


26/04/2019 - The Establishment of the Bi-Borough shared library service

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community

Decision due date: 26/05/2019

Lead officer: Sara Sutton

Notice of decision: 26/04/2019


24/04/2019 - Decision to implement new Central Management System for street lighting across the city

To proceed with a new Central Management System across the city to control the Council’s lighting assets and the supplier that is recommended to take this forward.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: Not before 24/05/2019

Notice of decision: 24/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


12/04/2019 - Leaseholder Recharges on Regeneration Estates

Agree the approach to recharging leaseholders for essential health and safety works on regeneration estates

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Before 13/05/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Thompson

Notice of decision: 12/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/04/2019 - Award of Contract for Mailroom Services

Cabinet Member approval sought for award of contract to provide mailroom services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 05/05/2019

Notice of decision: 05/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


04/04/2019 - Oxford Street District - Procurement Decision

Decision related to the award of contract for the design and build contract.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/05/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 04/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/03/2019 - Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Charging Strategy 2019 - 2025

Strategy to support growth of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure to meet objectives of the Clean Air Manifesto.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 29/04/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Robson

Notice of decision: 27/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open