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Update on Land Assets on Piccadilly

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: This report will provide a brief update on progress to date on land assets in the Piccadilly area of Southern Gateway and put forward proposals for meanwhile uses on 17-21 Piccadilly.




Resolved:  That Executive agree to:


(i)           Grant Spark:York a three year lease for the use of 17-21 Piccadilly from Spring 2017 to build and operate a shipping container development for start-ups and street food, subject to them:

·        Securing finance

·        Securing planning permission


(ii)          Note the use of the remaining capital demolition budget of  £40k to provide utility services to site, the cost of which would be recovered through Spark:York’s rent over the term of their tenancy.


Reason:      (i)     To allow the meanwhile use of 17-21 Piccadilly to drive the regeneration of the area in advance of the sites long term redevelopment.


(iii)        To provide the necessary utilities to the site to allow the meanwhile use to proceed.


Report author: Tracey Carter

Publication date: 24/11/2016

Date of decision: 24/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 24/11/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 29/11/2016

Accompanying Documents:


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