Decision details

Funding for Housing Enabling Infrastructure in Filwood

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To update Cabinet on the proposed Housing Enabling Infrastructure within Filwood, and the provision of a Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) for Filwood and Knowle West, and floodlighting for the Filwood Playing Fields.

To seek approval to utilise funding from the Filwood Green Capital Receipt Budget towards a new MUGA for Filwood and Knowle West, floodlighting for the Filwood Playing Fields, and towards Housing Enabling Infrastructure within Filwood.

Decision:

Cabinet:

1.      Approved the use of £705,000 funding from the Filwood Green Capital Receipt towards the following projects:

a)      up to £300,000 for the provision of a new Multi Use Games Area in Filwood and its maintenance, and infrastructure and floodlighting at the football pitches at Filwood Playing Fields;

b)      the residual amount for the provision and enhancement of Public Realm in Filwood Broadway.

2.      Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes, to allocate and spend funds from the Filwood Green Capital Receipt across the above projects as outlined in this report, and to procure all necessary contracts for relevant works, goods or services within the budget envelope detailed above.

 

Report author: Elaine Olphert

Publication date: 05/04/2022

Date of decision: 05/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/04/2022

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