A NEW £1.4 million budget to rebuild a city community centre is set to be officially signed off tonight.

The cost for creating a new Bullingdon Community Centre in Headington will be put to Oxford City Council.

Officers have had to increase the budget for the project by £200,000 partly because it was discovered that the original centre on Peat Moors had been built on top of a former quarry which was filled in.

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In a report for tonight's meeting they wrote: "To effectively address the cost issues of regulation 25B, the quarry and improved drainage solution it is recommended to council to increase the project budget by


The officers said they 'Recommend to council to increase the total project budget by £200,000 to £1,403,000. This is included as part of the consultation budget."

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The sign-off on the project is one of several items on the agenda for the full council meeting at Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, starting at 5pm.

This year's council tax reduction scheme is also up for discussion.

Members of public are welcome to sit in on the session.