Agenda and minutes

Goldthorpe Town Deal Board - Thursday, 19th August, 2021 2.00 pm app available
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Contact: Elizabeth Steel / Jess Whiting 

No. Item


Apologies - Chair


Minutes from the Previous Meeting - All


Declaration of Interest - All


Town Plan Update - Rachael Allington


Accelerated Project Update - Sophie Moore


TIP Project Development including risks and financial profile - Rachael Allington


Housing Regeneration Deep Dive - Alison Dalton / Sara Scholes (BMBC)


Communications Plan and Branding - Mike Cotton


Government Updates - Justin Homer


Sheffield City Region Updates - Jennefer Holmes


Forward Plan - Rachael Allington


Any Other Business - All


Meeting Schedule

Thursday 16th September 2021 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 14th October 2021 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 18th November 2021 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 16th December 2021 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 27th January 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 10th March 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 21st April 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 2nd June 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 14th July 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 25th August 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 6th October 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 17th November 2022 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 12th January 2023 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 

Thursday 23rd February 2023 

@ 14:00 – 16:00 





Goldthorpe Town Deal Board 

Thursday 19th August 2021 | 2pm – 4pm 

Meeting Minutes 



Derek Bramham, Councillor Wendy Cain, Councillor Alan Gardiner, Councillor May Noble, Councillor Dorothy Coates, Claire Dawson, Michael Bunting, Jeremy Budd, Matthew Stephens, Andy Lock, Rachael Allington, Lynsey Law, Rebecca Gamble, Alison Dalton, Sara Scholes, Sarah Cartwright, Suzanne Brough, Michael Cotton.



Paul Clifford, Allan Joyce, Councillor Neil Danforth, Jennefer Holmes, Justin Homer, Pauline Phillips, John Twigg 


Minutes of previous meeting

Proposed by Cllr Noble, Seconded by Michael Bunting – accepted as a true record.

Matters arising – none.



Declaration of Interest

Cllr Noble – Playhouse

Michael Bunting – Embankment

Claire Dawson – Embankment



Actions from last meeting

·         Former primary school site

Rachael Allington, provided an update on the disposal of the former primary school site which is still progressing. Rachael shared the revised proposed timeline

-          August 2021, Pre-planning design change consultations 

-          September 2021, Revised Planning Application submission 

-          January 2022, Planning Decision 

-          February 2022, Start on site construction  

-          January 2023, Opening  

Board requested involvement in discussions once the transaction has completed.



·         Town Board Review

A draft skills audit template has been circulated to board members, the completion of this isn't mandatory but by filling this out it will enable us to identify whether there are any specific gaps with the board memberships and we can look to strengthen this.  Kate Willard, working on behalf of MHCLG, has offered a few potential dates to run a session to provide support for board membership.  


Action: Lynsey Law to circulate potential dates to Board members for comments.


Town Plan Update

Accelerated Funding Update – Rachael Allington

MHCLG are looking to release £1,155m of the £23m Towns Funding allocation early which is positive. The monies part of the allocation and not in addition therefore we need to be prudent in the use of the funding in respect of ensuring that it is accounted for within project delivery windows. 


Horse & Groom – Sophie Moore

Sophie advised that the tender deadline for the demolition contract is Friday 20th August 2021.  The demolition application is to be considered at the September PRB. Subject to this approval demolition works will begin in December.


Public Consultation regarding the future of the Horse and Groom site has been very position, 202 responses to date have been received, respondents supporting the proposals, with only 4 respondents not wanting to see the pub demolished.


Cllr Noble acknowledged that the signage removed from Horse and Groom will be incorporated into to the new square but requested whether art work / mural of the Horse and Groom be added to the side of the library building to overlook the new square?  Proposal to be considered.


Goldthorpe Hotel

Michael Bunting asked whether there is any further information regarding the building, Sarah Cartwright advised that the owners wish to renovate the building themselves rather than selling to the Council, awaiting planning application for this to proceed as one submitted last year was  ...  view the full minutes text for item 217.