Decision Maker: Community Services Committee
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
A report advising the Committee on progress with the arrangements for the demolition of the former Witchburn Road Office buildings and the marketing that had taken place to date was considered.
1. noted the current progress with the arrangements for the demolition and that to comply with the requirements of the bat license that the contract for the demolition works needs to be awarded by 21 December 2018 to allow demolition works to be completed by 31 March 2019;
2. noted that an “All Enquiries” sales board have been displayed on the former Contact Centre building that fronts Witchburn Road and more targeted publicity was proposed to generate interest in the site;
3. agreed that a layout for housing plots and associated infrastructure would be tendered by Property Development and Estates using capital remaining from the Strategic Housing Fund allocation if possible; and
4. agreed that a further update be brought back to the June 2019 Committee.
(Reference: Report by Executive Director – Customer Services dated 5 November 2018, submitted)
Publication date: 18/12/2018
Date of decision: 11/12/2018
Decided at meeting: 11/12/2018 - Community Services Committee