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Making York Central Work for the Local Economy - York Central Occupier Strategy

09/09/2019 - Making York Central Work for the Local Economy - Brief to the York Central Master Developer

Resolved: That;

a)   The Brief to the Master Developers be endorsed and that officers and Members seek to influence the Council’s partners to seek the realisation of this vision through the careful choice of investors, developers and occupiers for the York Central site and the demonstration of benefit to all residents with a wide range of employment including social enterprises and small businesses.


b)   The Leader of the Council be requested to write to the Government to seek exemption for York from permitted development rights for the conversion of offices to housing and hotel uses.


c)   Reports on the future Industrial Strategy, Reserved Matters process and Sustainability be provided to the Executive Member.


Reason:     To support inclusive and sustainable economic growth in York.



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