Decision details

Beech Hill, Halifax

Decision Maker: ARCHIVED - West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 5 (Full Business Case with finalised costs) and work commence on Activity 6 (Delivery).


(i)          In respect of Beech Hill, Halifax the Investment Committee approved that:


(a)        The Beech Hill Phase 1b scheme proceeds through decision point 5 (full business case plus finalised costs) and work commences on activity 6 (delivery)


(b)        Approval to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £797,000 funded from the Local Growth Fund is given. Total Project Costs for Phase 1a and 1b are £21.742 million; £1.4 million from previous the Local Growth Fund approval, £14.418 million from THA, £4.725 million Homes England and £402,000 CMBC.


(c)         That the Combined Authority issue an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council for expenditure of up to £2.197 million from the Growth Deal (£1.4 million Phase 1a, £0.797 million Phase 1b).


(d)        Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Portfolio Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.


Publication date: 09/10/2020

Date of decision: 07/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 07/10/2020 - ARCHIVED - West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Effective from: 17/10/2020