Issue details

Future Libraries Investment Programme

Purpose of Report: To provide an update on the Council’s investment programme into Libraries, including proposals for investment based on public consultation and the Explore vision for libraries and archive services.

The Executive will be asked to:

·         Approve the capital expenditure for the programme against each project

·         Approve related property matters that are part of the projects solutions offered

·         Approve the procurement of building contracts

·        Approve lease arrangements between partners involved.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Cabinet Decision - a 'Key Issue' - decision leading to savings or expenditure of £500,000 or above;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Acomb Ward; Clifton Ward; Haxby and Wigginton Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 13/01/22 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities

Lead director: Director of Customer & Communities

Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities

Contact: Andrew Laslett, Strategic Services Manager Tel : 07850001002 Email:

Consultation process

Each library investment project will be subject to public and stakeholder consultation

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: To be completed


Agenda items


  • Future Libraries Investment Programme  

Background papers


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