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Trinity Road Police Facility – Strategic CIL

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to allocate strategic Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) to support the Guinness Partnership (Guinness) with the delivery of a neighbourhood police facility as part of their mixed-use development at Trinity Road (Trinity Road Police Station, Trinity Road Bristol)  delivering affordable homes.



That Cabinet:

1.      Authorised the Executive Director Growth & Regeneration (with the agreement of the S151 Officer, and in consultation with Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance & Performance, and Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes) to take all steps required to negotiate terms and enter into an agreement with the Guinness Partnership for the drawdown and spend of Strategic CIL funds of up to £1.5m to deliver the neighbourhood police facility on the Trinity Road Police Station scheme.

2.      Noted strategic CIL will only be committed when Guinness has determined that the scheme is viable and has commenced work on site. The final strategic CIL figure will be determined prior to finalising any funding agreement, when a full and detailed final viability appraisal from Guinness has been provided and an agreement has been made internally as to how much shall be allocated.

Report author: Donald Graham

Publication date: 05/09/2023

Date of decision: 05/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 05/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/09/2023

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