Improving York’s City Centre - Reinvigorate York Public Realm Improvement Projects: Exhibition Square/Theatre Interchange project
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To feedback on the outcome
of public consultation for Exhibition Square/Theatre Interchange
Duncombe Place/Blake Street Junction projects. The report will also
seek approval for the outline costed proposals of one specific
aspect - the Exhibition and linked Better Bus Area Fund (BBAF)
Theatre Interchange project. A further report to Cabinet in
September 2014 will seek approval for the scheme proposals and
funding for the remaining aspects of the Exhibition Square project
and the Duncombe Place/Blake Street junction project. Members are
asked to note the feedback from public consultation and agree
scheme proposals and funding for the BBAF Theatre Interchange
element of the Exhibition Square/Theatre Interchange project.
Due to a number of necessary tweaks on the final design prior to going ahead with the final report to Cabinet this item has been moved to 1 July Cabinet.
Resolved: That Cabinet agree to:
(i) Approve the overall design for the Theatre Interchange aspect of the Exhibition Square/Theatre Interchange project subject to further minor amendments being delegated to the Director of City and Environmental Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport.
(ii) Approve the location of replacement bus shelters that offer significant improvements to the existing footways and bus shelters located within the Square.
(iii) Note that a further report is planned for consideration by Cabinet in September, which will seek approval for the remaining aspects of the Exhibition Square project.
Reasons: (i) To enable progress of the Reinvigorate York Public Realm programme through agreement to the overall design for the interchange and noting progress on Exhibition Square.
(ii) To improve arrangements for bus passengers within the area.
Report author: Sue Houghton
Publication date: 01/07/2014
Date of decision: 01/07/2014
Decided at meeting: 01/07/2014 - Executive
Effective from: 04/07/2014