Decision details

Heritage Investment Fund – Morley Town Deal

Reference: D56926

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following Executive Board delegation on 18th October 2023 to the Director of City Development to approve all project capital spend for the Morley Town Deal and to authorise entering into appropriate contracts or grant agreements required for delivery of the Heritage Investment Programme, and the injection of £1,787,206 into the capital programme (capital code 33393/MHI/000) for the Heritage Investment Fund project, the Director of City Development:
1. Approved the launch of the Heritage Investment Fund subsidy scheme and noted that details of the Subsidy Control assessment for the scheme will be published on the BEIS subsidy database within three months of the approval date.
2. Approved the initial phase of the Fund to focus on a specific geographic area of Morley, outlined in the accompanying report to this notice. Noted that a 12-month review takes place to assess the take-up of the scheme and consider changes to scheme criteria.
3. Noted that future decisions on individual grants for shopfronts are approved by the Chief Officer for Asset Management and Regeneration, and are considered by the Heritage Grants Board, chaired by the Chief Planning Officer, in line with similar heritage grants schemes.
4. Noted future decisions on spend within the flexible fund of £275,000 will be considered by Morley Programme Board and approved by the Director of City Development.

Wards Affected: Morley North; Morley South;

Contact: Liam Riley, Council Housing Growth Officer 0113 378 4156 Email:

Publication date: 13/11/2023

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