Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 2 and 3, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford M32 0TH

Contact: Ruth Worsley  Democratic Services Officer

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To consider a report of the Managing Director of the Warehouse Project.

Additional documents:


The Public Protection Manager welcomed everyone to the meeting and introduced the Managing Director of the Warehouse Project to Committee Members.


The Managing Director of the Warehouse Project then provided a summary of the information included in the report including the tragic incident that occurred on the night of the 28th September 2013.  The Managing Director then went on to explain that following this a full review of all existing policies and procedures had taken place and indicated the additional measures that had now been implemented. He also emphasised that The Warehouse Project would continue to work closely with Greater Manchester Police and Trafford Council throughout the season of events.


Members were given an opportunity to ask questions and discussions followed regarding both existing policies and procedures and the additional measures applied to ensure an ethos of continuous improvement. 


Councillor Acton and Councillor Walsh were also given an opportunity to raise their concerns and ask questions on behalf of the local residents within the Gorse Hill Ward.


The Managing Director circulated a number of leaflets including information on crowd management and plans for event safety and offered an invitation to anyone present to come and visit the premises.


The Chairman thanked the Managing Director for his worthwhile presentation and everyone at the meeting for their attendance and contribution to the discussions.


RESOLVED: That the report be noted.