Library service future secured

Published Thursday, 20 July 2017

he future of the council’s library service has been secured following the decision to award a contract to operate the service to Greenwich Leisure Limited.

The decision to award a 10 year contract at the Executive on Wednesday will generate savings for the council, protecting the library service, with the savings also helping to protect other frontline services, including to the most vulnerable. The decision to award the contract to Greenwich Leisure Limited follows a market testing exercise, with the specifications meaning that the successful provider would need to operate the existing library service, with the same number of libraries and existing staff. Read more ...