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Development of the Mall

Meeting: 16/12/2015 - Policy and Resources Committee (Item 133)

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

Decision:

That:

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.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the exempt report of the Director of Planning and Development which set out details of the proposed scheme and how it would deliver these objectives and contribute to the Town Centre Development Plan.

Members noted the progress made to date in regard to the Council’s 5 year Town Centre Development Plan.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That:

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.

Voting:  For:  15  Against:  0  Abstentions:  0