Decision details


Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


‘Personal Delivery Devices’ or ‘PDDs’ are designed to carry food, groceries, parcels, and industrial supplies directly to a customer.


The report outlines the proposal for an extension of the current trial period for a further 6 months and to extend the area in which PDDs are operated, as detailed in the report.


1)    Approve an extension of the current trial period for the use of ‘Personal Delivery Devices’ or ‘PDDs’ in areas of Broadhead, West Timperley, Sale West and Ashton upon Mersey for a further 6 months.


2)    Approve the proposal to deploy PDDS in additional areas as detailed in the report for a trial period of 6months to run concurrently with the current trial period.


3)    Delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Place in agreement with the Executive Member for Highways, Environmental & Traded Services to agree and finalise the operating agreement and agree continuation of current trials and additional trial areas if successful.


4)    Authorise the Director of Legal and Governance to finalise and enter into all legal agreements required to implement the above decisions.

Publication date: 21/09/2023

Date of decision: 18/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 29/09/2023

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