Agenda item

Crossrail Liverpool Street Urban Integration (Wider Area)

Report of the Director of the Built Environment


The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of the Built Environment concerning the new Crossrail station at Liverpool Street. The Director of the Built Environment introduced the report and outlined the key points for Members, confirming that there had been some delays to immediate work resulting from the wider delay to Crossrail, but that currently these would not significantly affect the project outcomes.


RESOLVED – That the Streets & Walkways Sub-Committee:


  1. Note the next steps for Phase 2 of the Liverpool Street Crossrail Urban Integration Project;


  1. Agree to the increases in scope, including three pedestrian junctions around the area and the inclusion of the northern arm of Finsbury Circus, as shown in Appendix 3 –Requested and Approved Areas of Scope;


  1. Note the establishment of a new external working group to include Network Rail, Transport for London, British Land and other local stakeholders;


  1. Note the with the current local development timescales, it could mean that delivery of this Phase 2 work may have to be staggered;


  1. Note the new estimated cost of £4.1m for Phases 1 & 2, with Phase 1 being funded by Crossrail and Phase 2 from existing Section 106 funding as identified in the ‘Review of Projects within the Built Environment Directorate’ report (July 2019);


  1. Agree the allocation of £206,500 (excluding risk) from the Phase 2 agreed funding allocation to be utilised to reach the next gateway stage;


  1. Agree to the Costed Risk Provision of £25,700 up to the next Gateway funded from the Phase 2 agreed funding allocation; and


  1. To delegate to the Director of the Built Environment authority to approve budget adjustments above the existing authority within the project procedures, in consultation with the Chamberlains, between budget lines provided that these are within the total agreed allocation.

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