Agenda item

Eastern Gateway Redevelopment (Former YEB Depot) (Cab.24.7.2019/12)




(i)        that the Group Leader Assets be authorised to formally agree terms of purchase for the Eastern Gateway Redevelopment (former YEB Depot) site;


(ii)       that, on obtaining vacant possession of the property, the land be appropriated for development purposes;


(iii)      that the Executive Director Core Services be authorised to complete the above transactions subject to all necessary planning permissions being obtained where necessary;


(iv)      that the Service Director Regeneration and Culture be authorised to:


In compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules, and subject to any procurement requirements seek tenders where necessary for any aspect of the project and appoint the successful tenderers; and/or consider whether the works, services or goods can be provided in-house, subject to value for money considerations.


(v)       that an in principal agreement be given to the development of an Onside Youth Zone on the Eastern Gateway.  The detail of the Youth Zone development will be the subject of a further report;


(vi)      that the Executive Director Core Services and Executive Director Place be authorised to finalise negotiations with Onside Youth Zones.  The outcome of these negotiations will be subject to a further report;


(vii)     that consultation be commenced with young people, community, voluntary and private sector groups in regards to the Youth Zone element of this project; and


(viii)    that a full time Project Manager be appointed for a fixed term period of 2.5 years to deliver the Eastern Gateway project.