Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval for the scheme to proceed through
decision point 2 (Strategic Outline Case).
Resolved: That following a recommendation from the Investment Committee, the Combined Authority approves:
(i) That the Huddersfield Stations Gateway package proceeds through Decision Point 2 and work commences on Activity 3 (outline business case).
(ii) That an indicative approval to the Combined Authority contribution of £28 million from the Transforming Cities Fund, with full approval to spend once the package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (full business case plus finalised costs). Total project costs are £42 million (£28 million TCF, £10 million WY+TF and £4 million from Kirklees Council’s Kirklees Town Centre Capital fund).
(iii) That development costs of £0.1 million are approved, to progress the scheme to decision point 3 (outline business case), taking the total approval to £0.916 million.
(iv) That the Combined Authority issue an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Kirklees Council for expenditure of up to £0.916 million from the Transforming Cities Fund.
(v) That future approvals are made in accordance with the approval pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report, which will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.
Report author: Fiona Limb
Publication date: 12/11/2020
Date of decision: 10/11/2020
Decided at meeting: 10/11/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Effective from: 20/11/2020