Decision details

CCTV Options for the Borough

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet is asked to determine the scope of future CCTV provision for the Borough.




1.     Agreed the commencement of phase one of the CCTV Upgrade programme, which includes the creation of a new CCTV Control Room and Server Room environment

2.     Agreed the relocation from Mercury House to the second floor of Romford Library as part of this upgrade

3.     Agreed to replace the old existing Public Town Centre Space CCTV cameras in Romford and the other Town Centres where applicable.

4.     Noted that this upgrade is expected to take between 12-18 months.

5.     To link this upgrade to Romford Town Centre SIP project where possible.

6.     Noted that the subsequent two phases will be subject to future Cabinet Consideration and costings and consider the options raised above.

7.     Agreed the £5m Capital monies are available for the three phases.


Report author: Chris McAvoy

Publication date: 08/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/03/2023

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