Issue - decisions

Sturry Link Road, Canterbury

28/09/2015 - Sturry Link Road, Canterbury

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.