Issue details

Town Centre/High Street Funds – Birkenhead and New Ferry Future High Street Fund.

The report of the Director of Regeneration and Place stated that the Council had been successful in progressing to the final stage of the government Future High Streets Fund (FHSF) Programme for both Birkenhead and New Ferry. Officers were working on the development of Treasury Green Book compliant Full Business Cases, with a submission deadline of 30 April 2020. The report provided an overview of the development of the bids to date and recommended the Director for Regeneration and Place provided final sign-off in April 2020, therefore allowing Officers to maximise the bid writing timescale within the submission deadline.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant people impact;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Wards affected: Birkenhead and Tranmere; Bromborough;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive information: Appendix 1 & 2 of this report are exempt as they contain information regarding the development to date of funding applications to the Future High Streets Fund, which is a highly competitive national funding programme.

Decision due: 24 Mar 2020 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Regeneration and Growth

Lead director: Director of Regeneration and Place, Alan Evans

Department: Strategy

Contact: Bev Staniford Email: Email:

Making Representations: Cabinet Member - Regeneration and Growth


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