Issue details

Development of Willows Autism Units Project

The Director of Adults and Health is asked to give authority to spend up to £300,000 to cover development costs up to the point of requesting and receiving tenders for the construction work on the Willows Autism Units Project.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Little London and Woodhouse;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/03/2019

Decision due: April 2019 by Director of Adults and Health

Lead director: Director of Adults and Health

Department: Adult and Health

Contact: Ivan Barnett, Project Manager 0113 3788911 Email:

Consultation process

Written briefings on the proposed scheme have been prepared for the Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing & Adults and for the local ward members

The project has a stakeholder engagement plan to ensure that there will be continued involvement of potential residents, relatives, carers, experts by experience and relevant professionals will be involved in the development of the building plans and service specification for the provision of care.


Cllrs Charlwood, Brooks, Akhtar & Harper