Decision details

Climate Emergency Action Plan – Dinton Activity Centre (DAC) project

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To appraise the Executive of the progress achieved in relation to the carbon neutrality options specific to the new build Dinton Activity Centre project at Dinton Pastures and the Addington School expansion




1)        the proposals and the anticipated outcomes as set out in the report be noted;


2)        the decision to invest in the carbon neutrality proposals in Dinton Activity Centre and Addington School to significantly reduce the carbon emission of the new buildings in line with the Council’s net zero carbon by 2030 target be confirmed;


3)        an additional capital budget of £483,900 financed by borrowing and fully repaid from savings generated through reduced energy costs be approved;


4)        it be noted that the annual financial cost reductions in excess of the capital financing costs will be set aside to provide for component replacement in future years.

Wards Affected: Bulmershe and Whitegates; Hurst;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1138

Contact: Arnab Mukherjee Email:

Report author: Arnab Mukherjee

Publication date: 30/07/2020

Date of decision: 30/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 30/07/2020 - Executive

Effective from: 08/08/2020

Current call-in Count: 0

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