Decision details

Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) - Project Allocations

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 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.




The Cabinet CIL Committee is asked to:


Approve the expenditure of £3.262m 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)           Church Street Triangle

(ii)          Sayers Croft Climbing Tower

(iii)         Great Western Road Public Realm

(iv)         St. Martin’s Lane Public Realm

(v)          St. Clement Danes School Public Realm

(vi)         St. Augustine’s High School Public Realm

(vii)       Halcyon International London School Public Realm

(viii)      QEII Jubilee School Cycle Storage

(ix)         Soho Dropped Kerbs

(x)          Maida Vale/ Elgin Avenue Junction Improvements

(xi)         Bessborough Street Subway Works

(xii)       George Eliot and Beachcroft Schools MUGA


Note the neighbourhood portion of CIL received to date as set out in Section 7 of this report and Appendix C.

Consider and approve the governance proposals for the neighbourhood portion of CIL as set out in Section 7 of this 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.


Publication date: 27/11/2018

Date of decision: 12/12/2018

Effective from: 20/12/2018

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