Decision details

New Foot and Cycle Bridge: Award of Contract (Cab.3.11.2021/13)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval to award contract for the new foot and cycle bridge presenting  the financial implications and proposed funding solutions.


RESOLVED that Cabinet:-


1.         Notes the progress of the delivery of the approved Proposed New Foot and Cycle Bridge, over the railway line, connecting Penny Pie Park with Pogmoor Recreation Ground that will provide a safe and active travel route for the residents of the Borough and for children going to and from Horizon Community College;


2.         Approves the award of the Provision of Penny Pie Park Footbridge and Civils Works contract outlined in Section 4, noting the financial implications (as detailed in Section 7, Financial Implications);


3.         Delegates acceptance of £1.5m grant funding via Sheffield City Region from Ministry of Homes Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Get Building Fund (GBF) to Executive Director Core Services in consultation with the Executive Director Place to contribute towards the funding of the necessary infrastructure improvements required to facilitate the new foot and cycle bridge;


4.         Approves the earmarking of £0.120m in additional capital funding from the Council’s capital contingency reserves (as detailed in Section 7, Financial Implications) to underwrite the contingency costs of the scheme; and


5.         Authorises the Executive Director Place to undertake all necessary steps to ensure continued delivery of the scheme.

Publication date: 03/11/2021

Date of decision: 03/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 03/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/11/2021

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