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York Central Update

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: The report provides an update on York Central and presents options on how to proceed with work on the development, including detailed design work on securing further improvements to the development, and a Reserved Matters planning application for the first phase of enabling infrastructure.

The Executive are asked to agree further activity and the release of further funding for the design and planning work for the first phase of enabling infrastructure.


Resolved:  (i)      That Option 1 be approved and £2.275m be committed to progress work on the first phase of infrastructure, up to determination of the RMA, RIBA stage 4 design, with a refined fixed construction cost and submission of the WYTF+ final business case.


                   (ii)      That a £1.58m LGF grant be accepted from the North Yorkshire & East Riding (YNYER) Local Economic Partnership (LEP) and £695k be drawn down from the agreed York Central CYC capital budget, to fund this work.


Reason:     To ensure that appropriate project development progress is maintained towards delivery readiness on the York Central project in preparation for the determination of external grant funding being confirmed.

Report author: Tracey Carter

Publication date: 25/10/2019

Date of decision: 24/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/10/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 29/10/2019

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