The Committee received a late, separately circulated report of the Director of the Built Environment relative to Beech Street: Transport and Public Realm Improvements.
Members were informed that the report, which increased the scope of the project, had been welcomed by the Streets and Walkways Sub Committee. The project involves working with Transport for London and Islington. Members had emphasised the need to speed the process and to bring about the temporary road closures.
IOC Honorary Fellowship
The Chairman congratulated the Director of the Built Environment who had recently been awarded an honorary fellowship from the Institute of Couriers. The Director received her award at the IOC fellows' gowning in the House of Lords on 1 March 2019. The fellowship recognises The City’s excellent work on green and safe transport initiatives.
The Director thanked the Chairman for his kind words and underlined the efforts of her team in working alongside industry to achieve this prestigious award.
Members suggested that the Chairman write to all involved offering them the Committee’s congratulations and thanks.
RESOLVED – that the Committee note the report.