The potential for a brand new public cafe at 160 Tooley Road was revealed by finance boss Cllr Stephanie Cryan throughout Monday's overview & scrutiny committee session inspecting the council's finances proposals for the subsequent three years.
Within the 2025-2026 yr the council hopes to boost an additional £1 million a yr from rental earnings on the Tooley Road constructing, although within the brief time period it's anticipating a £300,000 hit in earnings because the NHS reduces the quantity of workplace house it rents from the native authority.
The previous cafeteria for council employees is on the nook of Tooley Road and Barnham Road and may very well be accessed immediately from the road.
"We're trying to see whether or not that may very well be viable … to hire out for a restaurant," stated Cllr Cryan.
Encouraging information from Braveness Yard
Earlier within the assembly officers have been quizzed in regards to the variety of empty outlets within the council-owned Braveness Yard complicated on Shad Thames, with director of planning and progress Steve Platts asserting that each one the vacant items are at the moment 'below supply' from potential new tenants.