Issue details

Woolwell To The George Transport Improvements: Scheme Approval & Compulsory Purchase Order Resolution

A preferred option for the Woolwell to The George Transport Improvement scheme has now been finalised and approvals to progress the scheme are sought. Approvals include:

§ approval of the scheme.

§ approval for officers to negotiate the acquisition of third party land to deliver the scheme.

§ approval to proceed with a Highway Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the purchasing of land required to deliver the scheme.

§ approval of the funding package for the scheme and to add monies to the capital programme.

§ approval to proceed through next phases of scheme development.

delegation to the Service Director for Strategic Planning & Infrastructure approval of all subsequent design amendments, scheme approval submissions, procurement and contract awards

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Open/Exempt: Exempt;

Decision due: 9 November 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet

Lead director: Strategic Director for Place

Department: Place

Contact: Service Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Email:

Consultation process

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The Cabinet Member for Transport

The Shadow Cabinet Member

The Leader of the Council

The Strategic Director for Place



Making Representations: 01752 307942

Information to be considered by the decision makers: Committee Coversheet EIA Briefing note Business case