11:00AM, Thursday 29 September 2016
Plans to build houses on the Maidenhead Golf Club progressed on Monday after the Cabinet Regeneration Sub-committee voted to use a budget of £250,000 to cover the costs of receiving strategic advice about the project.
It was agreed to use the Homes and Communities Agency framework to appoint a professional team that would assist the Royal Borough as it looks to build over 1,500 houses on the land.
The HCA framework helps local authorities obtain supplies and services needed to put property on the market.
Cllr MJ Saunders (Con, Bisham and Cookham) voiced concerns that the framework placed too much emphasis on cost, and argued the council had worked on similar projects without using it.
The meeting took place at the Windsor Guildhall.
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