Decision details

Children in Care Transformation - Residential Estate Expansion Programme

Decision Maker: Executive Councillor: Children's Services, Community Safety and Procurement

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


1.    That the use of £1.5m of Council capital funding to provide two new children’s homes in Lincolnshire be approved;


2.    That subject to the approval of the capital scheme appraisal, the provision of a Children’s Home in Lincoln through the relocation of existing services from Strut House to refurbished residential accommodation at St Francis Special School and the alteration of Strut House to form a Children’s Home be approved; and


3.    That subject to the approval of the capital scheme appraisal and identification of a suitable site, the use of the balance of the funding towards providing a second children’s home in either East Lindsey or South Kesteven be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed in the report

Alternative options considered:

As detailed in the report

Publication date: 02/12/2021

Date of decision: 30/11/2021

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