Decision details

Housing at North Wingfield (Whiteleas) Development

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The report to Cabinet sought approval to progress with the proposed development of 72 mixed tenure new build homes, on vacant Council-owned land at Whiteleas Avenue, North Wingfield.  Members were reminded that the Council intended to develop this scheme in partnership with Rykneld Homes Limited. They also noted the contribution that it would make to towards providing new homes for the District in line with the Council Plan objectives.


Members discussed the report and endorsed the proposed approach.




(1)             That Cabinet approved the proposal to develop 72 new mixed tenure homes on the vacant Council Owned land at Whiteleas Avenue, North Wingfield.


(2)             That Cabinet recommended to Council approval of the necessary borrowing to fund the development, as specified in the report.


(3)             That Cabinet recommended to Council the inclusion of this development in the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Programme.


(4)             That Cabinet considers and approves any change of mix required to the development as a result of changing economic and or market conditions.


REASONS FOR DECISION - To enable the delivery of new homes in the District, in line with the Council’s commitment to deliver high quality mixed tenure homes and support the long term regeneration of the Council owned housing stock. 


OTHER OPTIONS CONSIDERED AND REJECTED - Other options on the future use of the site were considered, as set out in the report.


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Report author: Gill Callingham

Publication date: 03/03/2022

Date of decision: 03/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 03/03/2022 - Cabinet

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