Decision details

Northallerton Town Square Improvement Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This report sought approval to proceed with the delivery of the Northallerton Town Square and High Street Improvements Scheme in advance of a decision by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on the Council’s Future High Street Fund bid.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


The York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership had issued a variation to the original Grant Funding Agreement for the Connections Scheme, to enable the remaining funding to be used on further improvements to the High Street, Ginnels and area around the Town Hall Square. The funding agreement ensured that the grant was spent correctly, that legal requirements were met and that the grant was properly publicised and closely monitored.


The decision:


That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-


(1)     the Northallerton Town Square and High Street Improvement Scheme is implemented; and 


(2)     the capital contribution of £1,212,475 to deliver the scheme is approved which will be funded as described in paragraph 4.3 of the report.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: Northallerton North and Brompton Ward;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Sam Swinbank, Interim Head of Service - Business and Economy Email:

Report author: Sam Swinbank

Publication date: 05/11/2020

Date of decision: 03/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 03/11/2020 - Cabinet

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