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Acomb Front Street

22/04/2022 - .Future of Acomb Front Street - Enhancing Economic Growth for Secondary Shopping Areas

Resolved:  (i)      That the key findings from the community engagement, and the consultants’ ideas for potential physical improvements to the public realm to make long term impact in line with the study brief approved in 2018, be noted.


                   (ii)      That the improvements and events that have been funded through the Acomb Front Street project to date be noted.


Reason:     To conclude the project and confirm it has been delivered in line with the brief approved in 2018.


(iii)     That the immediate improvements proposed to Front Street from the remaining project budget and existing budgets be approved.


Reason:     To continue to support the economic growth and vibrancy of Acomb Front Street.


                   (iv)    That the proposed long term ideas that will be considered should future external regeneration funding bids be successful be noted, noting also that any long term idea(s) taken forward will be subject to further feasibility and engagement and require an Equalities Impact Assessment to be undertaken.


Reason:     To inform the scope of future funding bids.



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