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Decision - Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Scheme

Decision details

Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Public Realm, Cabinet Member for City Highways

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

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Reporting of the results of consultation on the Traffic Management Orders and, subject to resolution of any objections, approval to commence implementation.

Decision:

1.       That approval be given for the final designs for the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project as shown on the General Arrangement drawings numbered 70012806-03-GA-01 to 04 (Rev. A) shown in Appendix B to the report

2.       That Traffic Management Orders be made for the revised parking and loading controls necessary to introduce the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project as shown on the Traffic Management Order drawings numbered 70012806-03-TMO-PR-01 to 06 (Rev. C) shown in Appendix E to the report.

3.       That approval be given to implement the proposals in line with the Proposed Project Delivery Programme for the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project as set out in Section 7 of the report and illustrated in Appendix F to the report.

4.       That spending approval be given of £5.965m, all of which is funded by The Crown Estate and which will be secured by an Agreement under s.278 Highways Act 1980.

5.       That the  Director of Law negotiates and enter into an Agreement under s.278 Highways Act 1980  with The Crown Estate relating to the funding of the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project on behalf of the Council.

6.       That the Executive Director of City Management and Communities be given delegated authority to make any additional minor changes to the Traffic Management Orders needed for the project and to make any necessary changes to the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project designs as presented in this report, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning and Public Realm and the Cabinet Member for City Highwaysand on condition that these changes do not exceed the overall approved capital expenditure of £6.33m.

7.       That the Cabinet Member for Planning and Public Realmand the Cabinet Member for City Highways agreed recommendations 2.1 to 2.6 to the extent that the matters fall within their respective Terms of Reference.

 

1.       The proposed highway modifications that will be delivered by the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project will improve the public realm of Jermyn Street, enhance its role as an important heritage street, improve pedestrian accessibility, manage the pre-dominance of vehicles at the kerbside and provide an attractive pedestrian route between the revitalised St James’s Market area (between Regent Street St James’s and Haymarket) and Mayfair providing an alternative route to Piccadilly. Implementation of the Jermyn Street Public Realm Improvement Project will support the Council’s City for All vision.

 

Publication date: 19/05/2017

Date of decision: 19/05/2017

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