Decision details

Development of an Extra Care Scheme within South Ribble

Decision Maker: Cabinet,

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Decision made (Unanimously):

1.    That Cabinet approves the decision to develop, own and manage an Extra Care Scheme within South Ribble in line with the need for Extra Care Housing as outlined within the LCC Housing Care and Support Strategy 2018-2025.

2.    That Cabinet grants authority to the Director (Planning and Property) to identify sites within the Councils ownership of which the Council can acquire in order to build and extra care scheme within South Ribble.

3.    That Cabinet request the Director (Planning and Property) to establish an officer working group with agreed terms of reference to drive forward identification of a site, review procurement options and identify sources of funding to build and manage the scheme with details of the preferred site, procurement route and funding options being reported back to Cabinet in June 2020.

Report author: Peter McHugh

Publication date: 24/01/2020

Date of decision: 22/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 22/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/01/2020

Accompanying Documents: