Decision Maker: Cabinet CIL Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report seeks to allocate funding of CIL
and Section 106 monies from development to infrastructure projects
to support growth.
WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL
STATEMENT OF DECISION
Notice is hereby given that,has made the following executive decision on the above mentioned subject for the reasons set out below.
This report seeks to allocate funding of CIL to infrastructure projects to support growth in Westminster following receipt of monies from development. The report also seeks approval of the governance process for the 'neighbourhood portion' of CIL monies.
Summary of Decision
The Cabinet CIL Committee is asked to:
1. Approve the expenditure of £5.697m from Westminster’s City CIL Strategic Portion as set out in Section 5.2 of this report. This includes the allocation of funding for the following projects set out in Appendix B.
(i) Bishops Bridge Road/ Gloucester Terrace Junction Improvements
(ii) Blomfield Road/ Edgware Road Junction Improvements
(iii) Blomfield Road/ Warwick Avenue Junction Improvements
(iv) CCTV and Lining Programme – further works to gullies
(v) Deep Drainage Improvements
(vi) Fleming Court CCTV
(vii) Golden Jubilee Footbridges Signage
(viii) Hallfield Primary School Air Quality Filtration Units
(ix) Harrow Road Parapet
(x) John Aird Court CCTV and Fencing
(xi) Lamp Column Bay Sensors
(xii) Manchester Square Public Realm Improvements
(xiii) Porchester Spa Refurbishment
(xiv) Portland Place School Pedestrian Facilities
(xv) Prince Albert Road/ Avenue Road Junction Improvements
(xvi) Rossmore Road Pedestrian Facilities
(xvii) Shirland Road/ Sutherland Avenue Junction Improvements
(xviii) Soho Parish Primary School Cycle Parking
(xix) St. Mary Magdalene Community Centre
(xx) St. Peter’s Primary School Cycle Parking
(xxi) Victoria Embankment Tide Gauge Hut
(xxii) Westminster Street Markets Infrastructure Improvement Programme
2. Approve the expenditure of £0.700m from pooled Section 106 contributions as set out in Section 6.1 of this report. This includes the allocation of funding for the following projects set out in Appendix C.
(i) Westminster Schools Air Quality Programme
(ii) Westminster Employment Service In-Work Support Programme
3. Note the neighbourhood portion of CIL received to date as set out in Section 7 of the report and Appendix D.
Reasons for Decision
In order to ensure robust and effective expenditure and reporting in line with the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) and in accordance with the council’s strategic priorities, CIL spending policy statement and its framework for resource allocation and management.
Stuart Love, Chief Executive,
Westminster City Hall,
08 July 2019 (5pm)
Publication date: 03/07/2019
Date of decision: 01/07/2019
Effective from: 09/07/2019