Decision details

Hengrove Park - Delivery of New Housing Development

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

1.     Cabinet approved the delivery strategy for Hengrove Park as outlined in the report.

2.     Cabinet authorised £2m enabling budget to progress the redevelopment of Hengrove Park, funded from the advance scheme design capital fund.

3.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration (in consultation with the Monitoring Officer, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance) to undertake all necessary steps to secure vacant possession of Hengrove Park and extinguish all third party rights and interests in the land.

4.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director - Growth & Regeneration, (in consultation with the S151 Officer, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance) to procure development partner(s) and enter into an agreement for the development of Hengrove Park in accordance with the delivery strategy.

5.     Cabinet instructed the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration to put in place arrangements to ensure the new park is held as open public space in perpetuity.

6.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director - Growth & Regeneration (in consultation with the Monitoring Officer and Cabinet Member for Housing) to take all necessary steps to either establish, or enter into, an agreement with a management company for the management and maintenance of the new park and any un-adopted public realm.

7.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration to take all necessary steps to procure and award the contract for the delivery of the Highway Works (in consultation with the S151 Officer, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance) in accordance with the details set out in this report.

8.     Cabinet authorised £13m named allocation within the existing capital programme as set out in the exempt Appendix I to facilitate delivery of the scheme, which includes the rebuilding and expansion of Perry Court Primary E-Academy in accordance with the details set out in the Exempt Appendix.

9.     Cabinet authorised the Service Director, Education, Learning & Skills, to take all necessary steps to procure and award the contract for the rebuilding and expansion of Perry Court Primary E-Act Academy.

10.  Subject to securing Outline Planning Consent, Cabinet authorised the Executive Director - Growth & Regeneration to take all actions necessary to discharge all planning conditions and planning obligations relating to the development of Hengrove Park.     

Report author: Emily Price

Publication date: 07/05/2019

Date of decision: 07/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/05/2019

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