Decision details

Sturry Link Road, Canterbury

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approvals to take the highway improvement scheme for Sturry Link Road through the next stages of development including authority to progress statutory Orders and to enter into land and funding agreements.


As Cabinet Member for Environment & Transport, I agree, subject to being invited to give further specific authorities as necessary and with prior reversion to the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee on matters of significance, to:


i) give approval to the concept design scheme for A28/A291 SturryLink Road for development control and land charge disclosures shown in principle on Drg. No. 4300299/000/17;


ii) give approval to progress the A28/A291 Sturry Link Road shown as a concept design on Drg. No. 4300299/000/17 including any ancillary work such as drainage and environmental mitigation;


iii) give approval to submit a planning application for the scheme when a preferred scheme has been identified, following completion of the outline design process and public consultation, and approved by the Cabinet Member for Environment & Transport;


iv) give approval for all steps necessary to be taken to obtain and implement statutory Orders to realise the scheme, including any ancillary works such as drainage and environmental mitigation;


v) give approval for Legal Services to enter into firm land and funding Agreements associated with the Broad Oak and Sturry developments and any other developments contributing towards the Link Road;


vi) give approval to enter into Agreements with Network Rail to allow the County Council to design and deliver a scheme on Network Rail infrastructure;


vii) give approval to enter into Local Growth funding, developer funding and other such funding Agreements subject to the approval of the Corporate Director of Finance & Procurement;


viii) give approval to enter into construction contracts as necessary for the delivery of the scheme, subject to the approval of the Procurement Board to the recommended procurement strategy.

Publication date: 28/09/2015

Date of decision: 28/09/2015

Effective from: 06/10/2015

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