Decision details

Public Realm improvements in Leicester Square

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report presents proposals to design and implement public realm and protective security improvements in Leicester Square


2.        Recommendations

2.1      That this report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A Part 1, paragraph 14 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to action to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of a crime.


2.2      That approval be given to design and develop the public realm scheme, in line with the design principles included within this report.


2.3      That authority be delegated to the Director of City Highways, to implement the scheme, in line with the design principles, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management.


2.4      Approve a budget and include the scheme in the capital programme in 2019/20, which is necessary to commence the design and implement the schemes.


2.5      That the Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management approve recommendations 2.1 to 2.4 above


3.        Reasons for Decision 

3.1      The proposed public realm scheme improvements identified in this report, will reduce the vulnerability of the area.


3.2      The estimated cost to design, procure and implement the security measures is recommended in the report.


Publication date: 22/08/2019

Date of decision: 25/09/2019

Effective from: 04/10/2019