Decision details

River Safety Update

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose of Report:  Update Cabinet on the outcome of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) report on river safety within the city and the request to release funding to support the urgent works.

Members are asked to approve the request to release funding.



Resolved:  That Cabinet agree Option 1 to release funding from capital contingency to undertake the physical works arising from the recommendation from the RoSPA report as outlined in paragraph 7, of the report, under the headings Provision of Rescue Equipment and Public realm design, including edge protection and physical barrier.


Reason:     To ensure that the council’s river safety measures are up to date and reduce the potential for harm associated with river incidents.


Report author: Steve Waddington

Publication date: 07/10/2014

Date of decision: 07/10/2014

Decided at meeting: 07/10/2014 - Executive

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