Report of the City Surveyor.
The Committee considered a report of the City Surveyor requesting approval of measures to increase delivery capacity at Billingsgate Market. In presenting the report, Officers advised that a pedestrian was recently injured by a forklift truck making a delivery and the forklift driver had been suspended. Officers also highlighted that current fish handling facilities were not adequate to accommodate deliveries.
RESOLVED – That the Committee
Agrees that £15,000 of the previously approved
budget of £32,000 is released and supplemented by a further
budget of £77,000 for consultancy fees to allow options
analysis and works to be tendered;
Approves a revised project budget of
Note the total estimated cost of the project at
Agree that a Costed Risk Provision of £5,000is
approved (to be drawn down via delegation to Chief
Agree that a further options evaluation report is
prepared following stakeholder consultation and costing to
recommend preferred options.