DD1241 Lewisham Gateway – Appointment of Project Monitor

Type of decision: 
Director's decision
Code: 
DD1241
Date signed: 
18 July 2014
Decision by: 
David Lunts, Executive Director Housing and Land

Executive summary

Lewisham Gateway is a GLA led development project between GLA Land and Property Limited (GLAP) TfL, TfL Buses (London Bus Services Limited), the London Borough of Lewisham (LBL) and Lewisham Gateway Developments Limited (LGDL), the developer. In addition to a general update on scheme progress to date (following completion of legal agreements on the 1 April 2014), this paper requests:

a) approval to enter into a contract to appoint an external Project Monitor (cost to be met by LGDL with GLAP incurring no outlay) and approval to pay the VAT element of invoices (to be reclaimed by GLAP) and;

b) approval to pay the VAT element of invoices paid from an Escrow Account), held by Bevan Brittan LLP, on behalf of GLAP and LGDL in relation to the Lewisham Gateway project. As above, the VAT element of these invoices would be reclaimed by GLAP.

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