Limited repairs for £2 million
A FIVE-year repair programme for the district council s headquarters could cost more than £2 million and add only another 15 years to its life expectancy. Health, safety and security issues could be addressed by spending £1.76 million but the figure would
A FIVE-year repair programme for the district council's headquarters could cost more than £2 million and add only another 15 years to its life expectancy.
Health, safety and security issues could be addressed by spending £1.76 million but the figure would offer only limited improvements to workers' facilities.
A further £458,000 would be needed for staff welfare issues at The Grange in Ely's Nutholt Lane and more funds would be required for roof repairs.
East Cambridgeshire District Council chief executive, John Hill, warned councillors that the figures revealed in two reports placed policy dilemmas on the council regarding the possible life expectancy of the building and any future review date for the council's office accommodation requirements.
You may also want to watch:
The figures were put before members of the council's asset management committee who were told that an electrical installation survey would also be required.
Councillors, who have been forced to discuss the future of The Grange after a £14 million project for new offices at Angel Drove were rejected last year, decided to move the item forward to a later meeting.
- 1 Rowdy passengers force train cancellation
- 2 Caravan wedged under Fens rail bridge
- 3 Daughter sets fire to father's bedroom after food outrage
- 4 Police buy clothes for Iranian children rescued from lorry
- 5 Sparkling sake brewery launches in Ely
- 6 Have your say on plans to improve city rail station
- 7 Man, 20, rapes woman as she slept, court told
- 8 7 questions that could decide if you truly are from the Fens
- 9 Teen rape case prompts city market safety review
- 10 Child rapist from St Ives has been jailed after abuse