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.


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


26/06/2019 - Greater London Authority - Affordable Homes Programme - BID

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 26/07/2019

Notice of decision: 26/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/06/2019 - Minor Changes to the Tenancy Policy

Minor amendments to the Tenancy Policy to reflect legal advice to implement flexible tenancy reviews and additional changes to update the policy to reflect the current legal framework and current structure

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Before 31/07/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cecily Herdman

Notice of decision: 26/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


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

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


06/03/2019 - A new Westminster kerbside management hierarchy

To take account of the need to ensure that the kerbside of the Westminster Highway network is better managed to suit the 21st Century demands of residents, businesses and visitors a new kerbside management hierarchy is recommended for future adoption in respect to all future parking, loading and waiting, traffic management and public realm schemes implemented on the street. The emphasis will be on the creation of calmer residential streets where residents find it easier to walk and cycle around their neighbourhoods, the redesign of our High Streets to ensure that deliveries are easier made and shoppers can better access such areas on foot, by cycle, by bus and by car and then there is the need to ensure that certain strategic corridor routes are better managed for the through and safe passage of vehicles that need to travel through Westminster.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 04/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hugh Brennan

Notice of decision: 06/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/02/2019 - New Freehold Commercial Property Acquisition

Mixed use building in W2

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Before 20/03/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 21/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


19/02/2019 - Cabinet Member Report - Remodelling of Seymour Leisure Centre and Inclusion of New Marylebone Library

Updated proposals from the 2017 decision

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

Decision due date: Before 31/03/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square;

Lead officer: Alison Davies

Notice of decision: 19/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


19/02/2019 - Waste Collection and Street Cleansing Contract Extension

Extension of Waste Collection and Street Cleansing Contract with Veolia ES Ltd. from September 2020 to September 2024

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 29/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Banks

Notice of decision: 19/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/02/2019 - The Bridge Special School - Proposed Permanent Site at St Marylebone School

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

Decision due date: 18/03/2019

Lead officer: Alan Wharton

Notice of decision: 18/02/2019


13/02/2019 - Children's Services Invest to Save Proposals

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 13/03/2019

Notice of decision: 13/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


12/02/2019 - Direct Contract Award to Westminster Society for People with Learning Disabilities (WSPLD)

A waiver to the tendering requirements of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and approval for a direct contract award to WSPLD for the provision of a short breaks service for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.  The direct award is for 20 months with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: Before 31/05/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anna Waterman

Notice of decision: 12/02/2019


12/02/2019 - CityWest Homes Estates Services Contract Award

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 12/03/2019

Notice of decision: 12/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


06/02/2019 - Small Sites Development Programme

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 06/03/2019

Notice of decision: 06/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


04/02/2019 - Extension of Coroners Court

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 04/03/2019

Notice of decision: 04/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt


31/01/2019 - Ebury Bridge Estate Regeneration

To agree that the regeneration commences with a Council led delivery of Phase 1 through the Housing Revenue Account and the Council’s wholly owned housing company (Westminster Housing Investments Ltd - WHIL).

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2019

Notice of decision: 31/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


31/01/2019 - Management of Beachcroft

Establishment of the estate and property management arrangements for the management of Beachcroft.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2019

Notice of decision: 31/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


31/01/2019 - Proposed Scheme at the Portman Children Centre

Re-modelling, refurbishing and renewing the heating system at the Children Centre. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Skills

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2019

Notice of decision: 31/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


25/01/2019 - Approval of the Strategic Investment Posts Funds 2018/19

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 25/02/2019

Lead officer: Thomas Harding

Notice of decision: 25/01/2019