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Western Harbour Master Plan and Infrastructure Delivery Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note the submission of a grant funding application to the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) and to seek approval, to accept and spend the funding to enable the completion of a masterplan and Infrastructure Delivery Plan for Western Harbour.


That Cabinet:

1.      Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Mayor, to take all steps required to enter into the grant funding agreement and to accept, draw down and spend the £2.56 m grant to develop a masterplan and an Infrastructure Delivery Plan for Western Harbour in accordance with Western Harbour Vision.

2.      Authorised Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Mayor to procure and award the contract(s) (which may be over £500k) necessary for the implementation of the Western Harbour Masterplan and Infrastructure Delivery Plan and future Outline Business Case

3.      Authorised the Executive Director of Growth & Regeneration, in consultation with the Deputy Mayor for Finance Governance and Performance and the Section 151 Officer, to work with Homes England and/or WECA to explore, apply for, secure and spend any secured grant funding (including agreeing grant terms and conditions), as future funding to progress the delivery strategy and Outline Business Case for Western Harbour up to the value of £5m.

4.      Cabinet noted the establishment of a community working group as set out in Appendix A.

Report author: Emily Price

Publication date: 04/07/2023

Date of decision: 04/07/2023

Decided at meeting: 04/07/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 12/07/2023

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