Agenda item

High Street Heritage Action Zone (Cab.19.2.2020/9)




(i)        that approval be given to the acceptance of grant funding from Historic England totalling £1.968m to contribute towards the improvements to buildings on the Eldon Street high street, improving visitors’ first impressions of the town for those arriving by public transport, as detailed in the report submitted;


(ii)       that the release of Council capital resources of £2m in matched funding (as detailed in Section 7 and Appendix A) be approved; and


(iii)      that the commencement of the High Street Heritage Action Zone programme (highlighted in Section 4 of the report) from 1st April 2020 be agreed.