Issue details

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Measures

Purpose of Report: To update on the project to install hostile Vehicle Mitigation Measures to give protection to York’s footstreets during pedestrianised hours in line with the advice received from the Police and Counter Terrorism Unit.

The Executive will be asked to:

·         Note the final location of security measures.

·         Approve the carrying out of the procurement process to engage contractors to supply, install and maintain the scheme.

·         Note the progress on removing the remaining exemptions other than emergency services that allow vehicle access to the footstreets during pedestrian hours.


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: Guildhall Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/12/2021

Decision due: 13/01/22 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Catherine Higgins, Engineer (Transport Projects) Sustainable Transport Service Email:

Consultation process

On-going dialogue with North Yorkshire Police and Counter Terrorism Security Adviser.
Restriction of access to the footstreets has been subject to consultation leading to the Executive decisions made in November 2021.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Equality Impact Assessment will accompany the report.


Agenda items


  • Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Measures  


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