Issue details

New Children's Residential Provision

To give authority to spend and to procure in relation to the development of the Children’s residential estate to establish eight new residential care homes in four small group living hubs of two houses each; to incur revenue expenditure necessary to the operation of children’s residential homes; and to establish and recruit to necessary associated staffing structures. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/12/2022

Decision due: Not before 10th Jan 2023 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Ben Finley, Deputy Head of Service, Corporate Parenting 07715044858 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation in relation to the location of each hub will take place sequentially and will be detailed in relevant reports.


Executive Member for Adult and Children’s Social Care and Health Partnerships

Corporate Parenting Board

Children and Young People

Trade Unions and Staff

Ward Members

Local Neighbourhood Police Teams

Communities and neighbours (to properties to be acquired)

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Adults & Children's Social Care and Health Partnerships