Decision details

Bristol Heat Pump Ready Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to accept and spend Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) funding to deliver Heat Pump Installations, if the City Council’s bid is successful.


That Cabinet:

1.      Noted that Bristol City Council has submitted a proposal to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to implement a project to increase the installation of heat pumps in Bristol set out in Appendix A and the outcome of this is not yet known.

2.      Authorised the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member Climate, Ecology, Energy and Waste; and S151 Officer, to, if successful, take all steps required to enter into contract with BEIS to accept and spend the funding of up to £3.3m (including procuring and awarding contracts over £500k) to implement the project as set out in proposals to BEIS and to make any amendments to the project as necessary for successful delivery.

Report author: Alex Minshull

Publication date: 07/02/2023

Date of decision: 07/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/02/2023

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