Decision details

Wickes site, Stuart Road, Gravesend and Parrock Street Surface Car Park, Gravesend

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decisions:

 

The Cabinet was presented with details of joint-venture development proposals in respect of Wickes site, Stuart Road, Gravesend and Parrock Street Surface Car Park, Gravesend and considered the way forward.

 

The Director (Planning & Development) clarified that recommendation two in the report should be amended by replacing ‘Director (Planning & Development)’ with ‘Chief Executive’.

 

The Cabinet welcomed the proposed approach for this matter.

 

Resolved that Cabinet agreed:

 

1)    To authorise appropriate officers to procure market intelligence in respect of the housing demands and opportunities in respect of the two sites;

2)    To authorise the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Executive and the Strategic Environment Portfolio Holder to bring forward proposals for the production of a Town Centre Supplementary Planning Document at the earliest opportunity; and

3)    To authorise the Director (Corporate Services), in her role as s.151 Officer, to identify the necessary funding required for this work and to build that into the forthcoming General Fund Budget proposals.

 

 

Note: Cllr Lenny Rolles and Simon Hookway, Assistant Director (Communities) left the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

Report author: Kevin Burbidge

Publication date: 04/01/2021

Date of decision: 04/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 04/01/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/01/2021

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