Decision details

Review of the Local Centres Programme

Reference: D52759

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Further to Minute No. 44, 24th September 2020, the Director of City Development submitted a report which set outthe review of the Local Centres Programme and which sought agreement to the proposals for the revised scope of the programme.


Whilst acknowledging the financial situation being faced by the Council, the key importance of continuing to invest in local centres was emphasised.



(a)  That the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the deliverability and progress of the Council’s Local Centres Programme, be noted;


(b)  That the approach taken to assessing a revised scope for the Local Centres Programme and the criteria-based approach towards retention or continuation of schemes, as set out in paragraphs 3.4 – 3.12 of the submitted report, be agreed;


(c)  That the list of schemes to be taken forward to completion, as set out in paragraph 3.13 and Appendix 1 to the submitted report, be agreed, with it being noted that the commensurate figure of £1.862m is to be retained in the Capital Programme, as set out in the separate report on the agenda for this meeting;


(d)  That it be noted that the Head of Regeneration will be responsible for the implementation of the revised scope of local centres work, as set out within the submitted report.


(Under the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 16.5, Councillors A Carter and S Golton both required it to be recorded that they respectively abstained from voting on the decisions referred to within this minute)


Publication date: 15/02/2021

Date of decision: 10/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Executive Board

Effective from: 20/02/2021

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