Decision - Retro Fitting Sprinklers to High Rise Blocks

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Retro Fitting Sprinklers to High Rise Blocks

Decision Maker: Housing & New Homes Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The Purpose of this report is to gain feedback from Area Panels on the recent Pilot project for the installation of a Sprinkler system at Somerset Point. This feedback will be used assist Housing Committee in reaching a decision to progress with further installations in high rise blocks across the City that are designated as ‘high risk’ of incidents of fire outbreak.

Decision:

(1)      That the success of the pilot installation at Somerset Point be noted.

 

(2)      That it is agreed that officers proceed with resident consultation, procurement and subsequent installation of a further pilot sprinkler system at St James House subject to match funding from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service and consideration of leasehold implications.

 

(3)      That it is agreed that officers prepare a business case to East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service for match funding of a sprinkler installation to Essex Place.

 

Report author: Theresa Youngman

Publication date: 16/11/2016

Date of decision: 16/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 16/11/2016 - Housing & New Homes Committee

Effective from: 24/11/2016

Accompanying Documents:

 


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