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Decision details

Castle Gateway Masterplan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of Report: The report will seek approval for the preferred masterplan for the regeneration of the Castle Gateway, and propose a series of recommendations to deliver the masterplan.

Members are asked to approve the preferred masterplan for the Castle Gateway and the proposed first stages of delivery.

Decision:

[See also under Recommendations to Council]

 

Resolved:  (i)      That the preferred masterplan for the Castle Gateway be approved.

 

Reason:     To provide a spatial framework and development uses for the Castle Gateway that reflect the outcome of the detailed masterplanning work and stakeholder and public consultation.

 

(ii)      That approval be given to prepare and submit detailed planning applications for work packages 1 and 2, as identified in the report.

 

Reason:     To enable the next stage of work to implement the masterplan to go forward.

 

                   (iii)     That approval be given to prepare the detail design of the St George’s Field multi-storey car park alongside the planning application process.

 

Reason:     To allow construction of the car park to commence as soon as planning permission is achieved, in order to enable the delivery of future phases.

 

                   (iv)    That approval be given to procure a construction contractor for the St George’s Field multi-storey car park alongside the planning application process.

 

Reason:     To have a contractor in place to commence construction of the car park as soon as planning permission and a detailed design are in place.

 

                   (v)     That a business case be submitted to West Yorkshire Transport Fund for the funding required for work package 1, highway improvements, and any other appropriate highway improvement elements of the masterplan.

 

Reason:     To secure external funding to deliver the proposed highway interventions identified in the masterplan.

 

                   (vi)    That a lease be granted to the Arts Barge for a mooring to implement their planning permission in Tower Gardens.

 

Reason:     To enable the Arts Barge to implement the planning permission they received in February 2017.

 

                   (vii)    That a maximum 24 month lease of Castle Mills be granted to York 10 Limited for use as a site compound during the refurbishment of Ryedale House, in exchange for their demolishing the vacant buildings on the site.

 

Reason:     To clear the Castle Mills site at no cost to the council.

 

Report author: Andy Kerr

Publication date: 27/04/2018

Date of decision: 26/04/2018

Decided at meeting: 26/04/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 01/05/2018

Accompanying Documents:

 

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