Decision details

Hartcliffe Way Reuse & Recycling Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide an update on the development of a new Household Reuse and Recycling Centre at Hartcliffe Way and to seek approval to enter a Development Agreement with Bristol Waste Company.


1. Cabinet approved the Council entering a Development Agreement with Bristol Waste Company to deliver the HRRC facility as detailed in Appendix A,

2. Cabinet approved allocation of £2m from current capital contingency to this scheme.

3. Cabinet approved expenditure of the £7m to deliver the works required to deliver the HRRC facility.

4. Cabinet approved to lease the Council-owned site to Bristol Waste Company on completion of the works, on terms to be negotiated and agreed by the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration;

5. Cabinet noted that the ongoing revenue costs for the operation of the HRRC are still being developed on but may be in the region of £1m. If this is not containable within the current service budget envelope this will need to be considered when setting the annual when the facility is operational.

6. Cabinet noted that a City Wide Depot Strategy will be produced to inform arrangements for the longer-term Street Cleansing Depot provision and that a report identifying the capital costs associated with delivery of this will come back to Cabinet at a future date.

Report author: Colin Molton

Publication date: 03/12/2019

Date of decision: 03/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/12/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/12/2019

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