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Caldew Riverside Project
Subject and Decision Taken

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is supporting the City Council to progress the redevelopment of the Caldew Riverside site and has provided funding of £850,000 through the Towns Fund Accelerated Fund for remediation works.

Approval to proceed with the development and delivery of the remediation works was given by the Executive on 14 December 2020 (ED49/20).

The City Council has contracted with Arcadis (UK) Ltd to undertake the site investigation / characterisation works, produce a remediation specification and carry out the remediation works. This contract has been agreed through a direct award through the ESPO Framework. The contract will be fully funded using the Towns Fund Accelerated Fund.

The City Council has also signed a Supplemental Deed with Homes England that secures a contribution of £22,159 in 2020-21 and £30,000 in 2021-22 to the remediation works.

Reason for Decision
To progress the remediation of the Caldew Riverside site in line with project plan set out for the Towns Fund Accelerated Fund.
Details of alternative options considered
Officer Job Title
Corporate Director of Economic Development
Portfolio Area
Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Key Decision
Date Decision Taken
Tue 30 Mar 2021
Reports and Background Papers
Interests Declared
Date Published
31 March 2021

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Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel

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Date & Time CreatedUser Full NameStatus DescriptionDetails
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31/03/2021 11:10:29Rachel PlantBusiness Item Created 
31/03/2021 11:10:49 General Details EditedReference Number Generated (OD.31/21)
31/03/2021 11:10:49Rachel PlantStatus ChangedImplemented [7]
31/03/2021 11:11:20Rachel PlantOS Committee AddedEconomic Growth Scrutiny Panel


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