Issue details

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Future High Street Fund

1.    To Delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Community to enter into a Grant Agreement with MHCLG to secure funding to invest in a new pedestrian bridge, public realm improvements and an Intelligent High Street

2.    To delegate authority to Corporate Director of Community following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Equalities and Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources to enter into procurement and award of contract to selected contractors to deliver the Pedestrian Bridge. To delegate operational delivery to Divisional Director Environment.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Capital Expenditure > £1,000,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards/Areas affected: (All Wards/Areas);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2021

Category: Community;

Urgent: No;

Decision due: 27 May 2021 by Cabinet

Lead Member: Councillor Varsha Parmar; Councillor Adam Swersky; Councillor Keith Ferry

Lead member: Environment and Equalities Portfolio Holder, Business, Property and Leisure Portfolio Holder, Finance & Resources Portfolio Holder

Lead director: Michael Butler

Department: Community Directorate

Contact: Director of Environment Email:

Consultation process

Consultation has been undertaken with Ward Members, and with the Wealdstone Action Group. Further public consultation will be taken through the planning and design phase.


Agenda items


  • Agenda Report and any related appendices