Decision details

South Staffs Council Offices - Proposed Lease of Office Space (exemption paragraph 3)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Sub-Committee considered the options available for rationalising the amount of office space leased from South Staffs Council at their Codsall offices for use by various Children’s Services Teams. New arrangements were required following restructuring of the Teams, the wish to introduce flexible working practices and the need to meet target savings in line with the Medium Term Financial Strategy.




(a)   approval be given to continued discussions with South Staffs Council on the rationalisation of office space utilised by the County Council, involving the surrender of the 2 existing leases with South Staffs Council and the entering into of a10 year lease for revised space; the terms of such lease to be agreed by the Head of Commercial and Property, and


(b)   approval be given to the investment of a maximum of £151,000 in new office accommodation at South Staffs Council’s Codsall Office to facilitate flexible working for County Council staff.

Publication date: 05/09/2019

Date of decision: 04/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/09/2019 - Property Sub-Committee

Effective from: 11/09/2019

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