Decision details

Temple Quarter Development Framework Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval for the development of a Joint Delivery Team

Decision:

Cabinet:

  1. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Mayor, the S.151 Officer, and Director of Legal Services to finalise plans for the establishment and operation of a Joint Delivery Team for Temple Quarter, and conclude all necessary legal, financial and other agreements between the parties in connection with the JDT, including the form and content of the Business Case to WECA for Investment Fund monies to cash flow the establishment of the JDT, and to deploy such funding in accordance with the terms of the funding decision.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Mayor, the S.151 Officer, and Director of Legal Services to further explore and agree the use of Homes England to support the establishment of the JDT and to funding outstanding infrastructure works in Temple Quarter, subject to receipt of a letter of authorisation from Homes England
  3. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Mayor, the S.151 Officer, and Director of Legal Services, subject to the approval of the bid to WECA/WoE LEP, to take all steps required to spend the repurposed EDF funding of up to £32m on the Enabling Works including the procurement of all contracts (goods, services or works), to be approved in accordance with the terms of the funding decision.
  4. Noted the work undertaken in respect of the Development Framework for Temple Quarter and the proposed way forward in developing planning guidance.
  5. Noted the position in relation to the Temple Island Enabling works and Agreement for lease, and the establishment of a member-led scrutiny group to oversee governance arrangements.

 

Report author: Stephen Peacock

Publication date: 06/10/2020

Date of decision: 06/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/10/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/10/2020

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