Greenwich Council

Decision details

Woolwich Leisure Centre: Community Consultation results and Wider Scheme Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Noted the process and subsequent results of the community consultation undertaken to ensure the new leisure centre addresses the future needs of our communities.


Agreed for the design team (when appointed) to proceed with developing further design options for models 1 and 2 set out in section 7 of this report.


Noted the Portfolio Member for Culture, Leisure and The Third Sector and the Portfolio Member for Growth and Strategic Development will review design options at the end of RIBA stage 1 & 2.


Noted as agreed in the January 2019 Cabinet Report the decision to appoint the design team for the Leisure Centre has been delegated to the Director of Regeneration Enterprise and Skills.


Agreed a maximum budget of £1.4 million to fund the necessary maintenance works required for the Waterfront Leisure Centre between now and when the New Woolwich Leisure Centre is opened. Delegate authority to the Director of Regeneration Enterprise and Skills along with the Director of Communities and Environment to confirm the apportionment of cost between GLL and RBG in line with the current contract agreements between the parties along with agreed repair and maintenance lease.


Noted the proposed permanent relocation of the Point to Wick Tower (138-152 Powis Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6LU). Subject to the acquisition being formalised and price being accepted.


Agreed to purchase Wick Tower and allocate a budget for the acquisition costs, estimated construction & design costs outlined in the confidential Appendix 2.


Noted that in accordance with the Council’s current Scheme of Delegation the Scheme and Estimate sign off for the Point fit-out is delegated to the Cabinet Member for Growth and Strategic Development.


Noted the decision to appoint consultants and a main contractor for the relocation of the Point to the Director for Regeneration, Enterprise and Skills, subject to 1.8 above.





Report author: Tiffany Hepher

Publication date: 18/04/2019

Date of decision: 17/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/04/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/04/2019

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