Issue details

Securing the Future of the Bootham Park Hospital Site

Purpose of Report: This report sets out the terms that have been negotiated with NHS Property Services Limited, their preferred development partner Enterprise Retirement Living Limited and the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to help secure the future of the former Bootham Park Hospital site with proposals to deliver the benefits identified during extensive public including access to the parkland and provision of pedestrian and cycle access through the site to link with the route through to Scarborough Bridge.

The Executive will be asked to authorise the establishment of a set of legal Agreements and Leases in order to secure the desired outcomes identified by citizens and stakeholders during extensive public engagement in 2018 and 2019.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Guildhall Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This report contains Exempt Information in a confidential annex. This information relates to the financial or business affairs of NHS Property Services, Enterprise Retirement Living and the Council.

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 09/12/21 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Nick Collins, Head of Property Email:

Consultation process

The priorities for negotiation and agreement have been shaped by extensive public and stakeholder engagement.

Consultees: Ward Councillors, neighbours to the site, the wider community and citizens of York, York BID and businesses in Gillygate and Bootham, local schools and the Children’s Services team, York Minster, Hospital Trust patients, staff and managers, York CVS, York Older People’s Assembly, York Civic Trust and Historic England.

Making Representations: Not Applicable.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes, completed as part of the January 2020 Executive report. This will be reviewed and update where necessary.


Agenda items


  • Securing the Future of the Bootham Park Hospital Site  


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