Issue details

Acomb Front Street

Purpose of Report: The report will set out the work undertaken to date to consider improvement opportunities for Acomb Front Street, including the public engagement outcomes, the investment committed to date, and the proposed ideas and next steps in delivery.

The Executive will be asked to:-
- Consider the outcomes of the public engagement and emerging ideas on how to improve the public realm.
- Review the short and long term proposals for improvements to Front Street and the funding available to deliver these.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Acomb Ward; Westfield Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/02/2022

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 21/04/22 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Andy Kerr, Head of Regeneration & Economy Email:, Penny Nicholson Email:

Consultation process

Consultation process:
Public consultation was undertaken in spring/summer 2021 a summary of which is contained in the report. The engagement feedback has been used to directly shape the emerging ideas proposed by the consultants.

Should any of the larger scale proposals be taken forward, further consultation with the public and businesses on Front Street would be undertaken as part of the feasibility and design stage.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: EIA will be considered as part of the report.


Agenda items


  • Acomb Front Street  


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