Decision details


Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report provides an update on progress through the Development Phase of the project and seeks approval to submit a Delivery Phase bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the restoration of Longford Park alongside a programme of activity to increase its audience and use. The report highlights the proposed scope, timescale, finance, key issues and implications for the Council.


1)    That submission of the NHLF Delivery Phase bid on 25th May 2023 be approved.

2)    That the delegation of authority to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Director of Finance and Executive Member for Economy and Regeneration, to finalise the bid and compulsory supporting documents for submission be approved.

3)    That the need to continue to develop proposals to sustain the project, associated posts, and outcomes beyond the period of NLHF funding be noted.

Publication date: 24/02/2023

Date of decision: 20/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/02/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 04/03/2023

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