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Strategic Review of City Centre Access and Parking

Meeting: 13/04/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport (Item 76)

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This report seeks approval of the scope and methodology of the Strategic Review of City Centre Access and Parking.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Approved the scope for the review of city centre access and parking.

 

Reason:     To proceed with carrying out the review.

 

                     ii.         Approved the methodology and programme for the review, including carrying out consultation and engagement.

 

Reason:     To allow the review to commence in line with the programme with a report to be brought back in September 2021.

 

                    iii.        Noted that the review is to be completed prior to the implementation of the permanent footstreet extension in September 2021, as is set out in the programme.

 

Reason:     To continue to improve the existing mitigations for those affected by the proposed permanent changes to the footstreets that are due to be implemented in September 2021.

 

                   iv.        Noted the review of city centre parking is critical to the Executive making the decision as to whether to proceed with St George’s Field multi-storey car park as part of the Castle Gateway Masterplan. This decision is required in October 2021.

 

Reason:     To enable an informed decision to be taken by the Executive as to whether to proceed with St George’s Field multi-storey car park.

Minutes:

Officers introduced the report and noted that the review would be in two parts one covering city centre access and parking. Challenges to a review of parking were noted by officers due to COVID 19 and that the city was currently still in recovery. Parking in the city was discussed and it was noted that park and ride and private car parks would be considered as part of the review. Access for cyclists and people with disabilities were discussed and it was recommended that engagement focus on mobility needs in and around the city for people to travel.

 

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Approved the scope for the review of city centre access and parking.

 

Reason:     To proceed with carrying out the review.

 

                     ii.         Approved the methodology and programme for the review, including carrying out consultation and engagement.

 

Reason:     To allow the review to commence in line with the programme with a report to be brought back in September 2021.

 

                    iii.        Noted that the review is to be completed prior to the implementation of the permanent footstreet extension in September 2021, as is set out in the programme.

 

Reason:     To continue to improve the existing mitigations for those affected by the proposed permanent changes to the footstreets be made implemented in September 2021.

 

                   iv.        Noted the review of city centre parking is critical to the Executive making the decision as to whether to proceed with St George’s Field multi-storey car park as part of the Castle Gateway Masterplan. This decision is required in October 2021.

 

Reason:     To enable an informed decision to be taken by the Executive as to whether to proceed with St George’s Field multi-storey car park.


 

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