Decisions for issue King Alfred Development

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King Alfred Development

10/10/2019 - King Alfred Development

RESOLVED: That the Committee


(i)            Noted Crest’s withdrawal from the King Alfred Development project.


(ii)          Agreed that the procurement should be closed, that the current project should be ended and that the Council should serve a notice under Regulation 55 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 confirming that the Council will not be awarding a contract.


(iii)         Confirmed that provision of a modern Sports Centre in the west of the city remains a Council priority and agrees that new plans should be formulated.


(iv)         Noted the outline of key activities proposed as part of the next stage to establish the new project; and seeks to - establish new delivery methods for key aspects of the scheme, including: the

exploration of multi-site approaches; reaffirmation of developing elements of the scheme ‘in-house’; public transport infrastructure connectivity for residents.


(v)          Agreed to the establishment of a new cross-party Project Board to oversee the new project; notes that the membership of the Board will be on the basis of nominations from each political group; and notes that terms of reference will be brought to a future meeting of this Committee for approval.


(vi)         Agreed that a detailed report with proposals for the way forward, including project delivery timescales for the next five years be brought to a future meeting of this Committee.


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