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Castle Gateway Masterplan

Meeting: 26/04/2018 - Executive (Item 156)

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The Corporate Director of Economy and Place to present a report which seeks Executive approval of the preferred masterplan for the regeneration of the Castle Gateway area, and proposes a series of recommendations to deliver the masterplan.

 

Note: Annexes 2, 3, 4 and 7 to this report have been published online only and are not included in the printed agenda pack.  Should any Executive Member require a printed copy of Annex 7, they are requested to contact the Project Co-ordinator, via Democratic Services.

 

Additional documents:

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.

 

Minutes:

[See also under Part B Minutes]

 

The Assistant Director of Regeneration and Asset Manangement presented a report which sought Executive approval of the preferred masterplan for the regeneration of the Castle Gateway area, and proposed a series of actions to deliver it.

 

The masterplan had been produced by BDP, the consultants appointed following Executive approval of a high level vision for Castle Gateway in January 2017.  It had been developed through a three-stage process, involving comprehensive engagement with the public and key stakeholders at every stage, via My Castle Gateway (a partnership with My Future York) and the Castle Gateway Advisory Group.  The report outlined details of the masterplan, the financial analysis of its viability undertaken by Deloitte, and the plan to break down its delivery into four work packages, as detailed in paragraphs 64 to 71 and in Annex 9.

 

During their debate, Members welcomed the proposals and the open and inclusive approach taken to the consultation process.  On behalf of the Executive, the Chair thanked the Officers and My Future York for bringing the project to this stage and it was

 

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.

 


 

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