Decision details

Report of the Director of Planning and Development - Development of the Mall

Decision Maker: Policy and Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the proposals for the development of the Mall including refurbishment of the bus station.



1)  The Committee notes progress made with the significant project towards the comprehensive refurbishment and development of the Mall as part of the Council’s 5 year Town Centre Development Plan;

2)  Subject to a detailed business case and an appropriate commercial agreement, Committee endorsed the principle of the Council investing in this project, as detailed in the exempt report of the Interim Director of Planning and Development;

3)  The Committee agree that officers progress the specific business case for the acquisition of a building detailed in the exempt report of the Interim Director of Planning and Development as part of this proposed investment;

4)  The Committee agrees that officers work closely with the respective stakeholders to develop the specification for a transport facility as detailed in the exempt report and report back on options for its delivery; and

5)  The Committee requests that officers report back with further proposals and the business case to support capital investment to deliver the major scheme.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Paul Spooner Paul Spooner Email:

Report author: Paul Spooner

Publication date: 18/12/2015

Date of decision: 16/12/2015

Decided: 16/12/2015 - Policy and Resources Committee

Effective from: 31/12/2015

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