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Decision details

Bristol Heat Pump Ready Phase 2 Grant Acceptance

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To enable Bristol City Council to implement the Bristol Heat Pump Ready and accelerate the installation of heat pumps in the city to contribute to delivery of BCC’s Climate Emergency Action Plan and the One City Climate Strategy.


Bristol City Council has secured funding from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for the Bristol Heat Pump Ready Phase 2 Project. This decision is to accept that funding and enter into contract with BEIS. On 1 November 2022 Cabinet Approved the submission of the Bid and on 7 February 2023 Cabinet 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..”

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - None. Accepting the grant is necessary to deliver the project.

Publication date: 20/03/2023

Date of decision: 17/02/2023