Issue - decisions

Kings Quarter Regeneration

11/07/2019 - Kings Quarter Regeneration



(1) the following activities be approved to assist in achieving the accelerated delivery programme for enabling the development of Kings Quarter and ensuring that the pace of change can be continued if planning permission is granted:


a) the surrender back to the Council of the present long lease to NCP Limited for the Bruton Way multi-storey car park at the earliest opportunity, upon terms approved by the Property Commissioning Manager in consultation with the Head of Policy and Resources.


b) the extension of the contract for the Kings Quarter dedicated project management resource from 7thJuly 2019 until 6th January 2020, as envisaged by the original Cabinet approval dated 22nd June 2016, with Reef Estates Limited and to authorise the waiver of the contract rules under rule 6.1.5.


c) the allocation of additional costs required in respect of the determination of the Planning application for Kings Quarter and Kings Square as set out in Appendix A Table 1 of the report.


d) the demolition of Bruton Way Car Park, Bentinck House and partial demolition of the northern end of Grosvenor House.


(2) it be noted that subject to any necessary consents being obtained and the bids from the procurements listed in recommendation (1) and Appendix A, Table 1 in the report being in budget the Council will award the contracts (having first followed the appropriate decision making process) to enable those works to be undertaken after determination of the planning application.


(3) it be noted that further budget will need to be identified for the next phases of the regeneration programme. Future Enabling Works associated with this have been listed in Appendix A Table 2 of the report.