Decision details


Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Agreement to enter into a new 3 year lease with NHS Properties for the reduced ongoing use of the Phoenix Children's Centre


(1) Entering into negotiations for the future use of the Phoenix Centre including the relevant Heads of Terms (“HOTS”) for any proposed lease be approved.


(2) Authority be delegated to the Director for Housing, Planning and Regeneration in consultation with the Director of Education and the Children, Education and Families Portfolio Holder to finalise the HOTS for any proposed lease of the Phoenix Centre; and for the Director of Corporate Services and Governance and the Assistant Director of Legal Services to enter into any ancillary legal agreements relating thereto.


(3) The proposed short-term use of the site by Riverside Special School, a Community Special School, creating an additional 16 specialist school places from September 2022 with the option for further additional places from September 2023 subject to statutory consultation, be endorsed; Riverside School would share the ground floor with the SEN Advisory teams and existing community organisations.


Report author: Robert Bollen

Publication date: 04/07/2022

Date of decision: 29/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 29/06/2022 - Executive

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