The official account of Cabinet decisions taken has now been put on the Brent Council website. This is the Preston Park Annex/Preston Library site decision.
(i) Cabinet agreed Option 2: to purchase the adjacent land to deliver 19 new homes and D1 community use space.
(ii) Cabinet allowed a 3 month period for the Council to negotiate with the adjacent landowner(s).
(iii) Cabinet delegated authority to the Strategic Director for Resources in consultation with the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Finance Officer in respect of awarding any professional services contracts for developing Preston Park Annexe scheme proposals.
(iv) Cabinet agreed that officers, within a three month period, would bring back the results of negotiations, and a draft community library strategy.
(v) Cabinet indicated its support for the redevelopment process.
(vi) Cabinet agreed that this further report would set out detailed plans, outcomes of consultation and investment requirements and the support to be given to PPCL (sic) during the period of development. The report would also outline how D1 use will be secured in the development.
(vii) Cabinet indicated its clear commitment to weight procurement processes to social value rather than financial value