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Old City, Queen Charlotte Street and King Street Pedestrianisation Scheme

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The aim of the project is to make the Old City and King Street area pedestrian-friendly by restricting vehicle movements within the project area to encourage walking and cycling, reduce air pollution, make more street space available for commercial and cultural activities, and improve accessibility. The scheme requires construction by an external contractor.


To enter into the contract with ETM to complete the Highways improvement works in the Old City, Queen Charlotte St and King St.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Alternative funding sources are not available for this project. Choosing not to accept this funding would mean that the OBC benefits will not be maximised.

Publication date: 20/05/2024

Date of decision: 13/03/2024