Decision details

The City Museums Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Abandoned

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.1 To present the findings of a review into the viability and operation of the City’s Museums Service and set out the actions taken to date to respond to the issues raised in the review report.





(1)       That the Review into the City’s Museums Service be received and welcomed and that Jill Shonk be thanked for her work in undertaking the review


(2)       That agreement in principle be given to the transfer of the Gloucester Life Museum site and subject to contract and  delegated authority be given to the Corporate Director, after consultation with the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, the Head of Policy and Resources and the Council Solicitor to agree the terms and details of the transfer and  complete the transaction; and


(3)       The Head of Cultural and Trading Services be authorised to pursue proposals for a bid for Heritage Lottery Fund Resilience Funding and other funding options and actions necessary to implement the findings of the review and in particular those matters set out in paragraph 3.4 to this report.


Report author: Jonathan Lund

Publication date: 19/07/2017

Date of decision: 19/07/2017

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/07/2017

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