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Gaol Ferry Footbridge

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note the proposed commencement date and the estimated duration of bridge closure to undertake works to Gaol Ferry bridge and seek approval to procure and award the contracts necessary for the refurbishment of Goal Ferry Bridge.


That Cabinet:

  1. Approved the full closure of Gaol Ferry Footbridge to undertake structural and safety works from June 2022 and the associated mitigation and measures as outlined in the report.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport to take all steps necessary to procure and award contracts (including any over £500K), up to the cost of £1.0 million on the refurbishment of Gaol Ferry Footbridge subject to confirmation of funding as outlined in the report.


Report author: Shaun Taylor

Publication date: 10/05/2022

Date of decision: 10/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 10/05/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/05/2022

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