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City Cluster and Fenchurch Street Area Programme Report

Report of the Director of the Built Environment

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of the Built Environment seeking approval to progress several City Cluster and Fenchurch Street Area projects, using a programming approach in order to coordinate reporting and updates and ensure that dependencies and risks are managed. The Director of the Built Environment introduced the report and drew Members’ attention to the key points, and advised that the use of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) would be considered.

 

RESOLVED – That the Streets & Walkways Sub-Committee:

 

1.    Agree the proposed programming approach which will include joint regular programme updates;

 

2.    Agree the recommendations relating to the Gateway 2 City Cluster and Fenchurch Street Healthy Streets Plan:

 

a)   That a budget of £13,400 is approved to reach the next Gateway;

b)   Note the total estimated cost of the project at £350,000 (excluding risk);

c)   That the £110,000 allocated from Transport for London’s Liveable Neighbourhood fund is released;

d)   That delegated authority is given to the Director of the Built Environment, in consultation with the Chamberlain, to make any adjustments between elements of the project budget; and

e)   That the next Gateway report proceeds under delegation to the Director of the Built Environment, subject to project cost not exceeding £350,000;

 

3.    Agree the recommendations relating to the Gateway 2 City Cluster Vision Phase 1 – Activation, greening and experiments programme:

 

a)   Agree a contribution of £45,000 from the Pinnacle S106 towards the short-term interventions which will be implemented in the next 6 months.;

b)   Approve the development of the 2-year programme with funding of £50,000 from the 6 Bevis Marks S106 to reach the next Gateway; and

c)   That delegated authority is given to the Director of the Built Environment, in consultation with the Chamberlain, to make any adjustments between elements of the project budget.

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