Castle Gateway Update
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance, Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Purpose of Report: to set out the progress on the delivery of the
Castle Gateway scheme including the proposed consultation material
for new public realm on the site of the Castle Car Park and the
submission of a related bid to the Levelling Up Fund by the
deadline of 18th June 2021.
The Executive Member will be asked to approve the submission of a bid for the Levelling Up fund which incorporates public realm on Castle Car Park.
It has not been possible to give 28 days’ notice of the intention to make this decision due to the availability of material for public consultation on Castle Gateway and the Levelling Up Fund submission deadline of 18th June 2021.
1) That the progress update on the delivery of the Castle Gateway masterplan be noted.
note the work that has been carried out to deliver the Castle
Gateway scheme since the last Executive approvals in October
2) That approval be given to the inclusion of the Castle and Eye of York public realm in the council’s wider Levelling Up funding bid to central government.
Reason: To pursue central government funding for the delivery of the new public realm to replace Castle Car Park and the Eye of York.
Report author: Andy Kerr
Publication date: 14/06/2021
Date of decision: 14/06/2021
Decided at meeting: 14/06/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance