Agenda item

Climate Action Strategy - Cool Streets and Greening Programme

Report of the Director of the Built Environment


The Sub Committee considered a report of the Director of the Built Environment regarding a Climate Action Strategy programme to develop climate resilient streets and open spaces in the Square Mile.


RESOLVED – That the Streets & Walkways Sub Committee:


1.  Agree that a budget of £320,000 is approved for:


      Programme framework development (4-year programme)

      Climate resilience measures catalogue

      Installation of smart sensors and data protocols for monitoring

      Opportunity mapping and gap analysis for climate resilience solutions

      Identification and prioritisation of sites.


This is a capitalised resource against the proceeding capital works;


2.      Note the total estimated cost of the Cool Streets and Greening project at £1.7M for Year 1. The remaining funds will be for installation of resilience measures in priority sites and will be subject to Gateway 3,4 & 5 approvals; and


3.      Note that the likely cost range for the Cool Streets & Greening 4-year programme will be an estimated £1.7M per annum over 4 years – Total £6.8M.

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