Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report provides a comprehensive update on
the delivery of the proposed development of St Thomas’
Gardens, and in particular the Academy of Living Well.
The financial model for the Academy of Living Well has been updated to reflect current market conditions. The report sets out a preferred operating structure for the Academy of Living Well and an outline engagement and selection process to secure a preferred operator
The Cabinet has considered a comprehensive update on the delivery of the proposed development of St Thomas’ Gardens, and in particular the Academy of Living Well and has agreed to delegate authority to the Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate and Support Services) and Director of Development and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Health & Adult Social Care to:-
(1) Appoint a preferred contractor and negotiate a contract sum up that is viable within the parameters of the financial model summarised in Appendix 1 and finalise the terms of any appointments, contracts and other documentation required to deliver of the Academy of Living Well.
(2) Approve the revised financing arrangements for the Academy of Living Well as set out in Appendix 1, including Prudential Borrowing and use of Disabled Facilities Grant.
Councillor Mark Hunter declared a personal interest as his wife is employed by Manchester Metropolitan University.
Reason Key: Significant expenditure or savings;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: An initial impact assessments have have been undertaken and will be updated to reflect the further developments of this programme.
Decision Reference: CAB390
Declarations or conflicts of Interest: Councillor Mark Hunter declared a personal interest as his wife is employed by Manchester Metropolitan University.
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Consultation has been an ongoing feature of
this development. Planning permission was sought and included
elements of consultation as well as stakeholder briefings and
updates. Co-design of the academy model will be a key objective of
Contact: Vincent Fraga, Services to People Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161-474-4401.
Report author: Vincent Fraga
Publication date: 29/06/2022
Date of decision: 28/06/2022
Decided at meeting: 28/06/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 06/07/2022