Report of the Acting Corporate Director, Community.
(1) the Acting Corporate Director – Community, following consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder(s), be authorised to enter into a Grant Agreement with Ministry of Housing, Community and Local Government to secure funding to invest in a new pedestrian bridge, public realm improvements and an Intelligent High Street in Wealdstone;
(2) the Acting Corporate Director – Community, following consultation with the Director of Finance and relevant Portfolio Holder(s), be authorised to undertake procurement and to award contract(s) for the delivery of the Pedestrian Bridge, noting that the operational delivery of the project would be undertaken by the Divisional Director Environment.
Reason for Decision: To support the regeneration of Wealdstone through enhancing the physical infrastructure and to ensure the appointment of contractors able to deliver the capital programme.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: As set out in the report.
Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted: None.