Decision details

Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy and pooled Section 106 contributions - Project Allocations

Decision Maker: Cabinet CIL Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval sought from the Cabinet Community Infrastructure Levy Committee.


That the Cabinet CIL Committee:


1.            Approved the expenditure of £11.089m from Westminster’s City CIL Strategic Portion as set out in Section 5.5 of this report and noted that his included the allocation of funding for the following projects as set out in Appendix B of the report.

(i)            All Stars Boxing Club – Community Mentoring and Sports

(ii)          Beachcroft AP School Open Space

(iii)         Charing Cross Station – Gate Replacement

(iv)         Charlbert Street Fountain Refurbishment

(v)          City-wide Cycle Parking

(vi)         Coventry Street and Haymarket Public Realm

(vii)        Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure – Resident Charge Points

(viii)       Elizabeth Street Highway Improvements

(ix)         George Street and Thayer Street Public Realm

(x)          Gloucester Terrace/ Cleveland Terrace Junction Improvements

(xi)         Hallfield Community Primary School MUGA

(xii)        Lock Bridge Refurbishment

(xiii)       Oxford Street District Zero Emission Street Cleansing

(xiv)      Paddington Recreation Ground Cycle Training Hub

(xv)       Parliament Street Pedestrian Subway Improvements

(xvi)      Queen’s Park Cycle Hire Stations

(xvii)     Restoration of the ‘Hole-in-the-Wall’, Knightsbridge

(xviii)    Smart Streets

(xix)      St. Marylebone Bridge Special School Seating

(xx)       St. Mary of the Angels School Sports Pitch

(xxi)      Sussex Street Play Area Refurbishment

(xxii)     Talbot Road/ Chepstow Road Pedestrian Improvements

(xxiii)    Tresham Centre Upgrade

(xxiv)    Warwick Avenue Bridge Refurbishment

(xxv)     Wilberforce Primary School – Building Refurbishment

(xxvi)    Wilberforce Primary School – Community Outdoor Pitch


2.            Approved the expenditure of £0.701m from pooled Section 106 contributions as set out in Section 6 of this report and noted that this included the allocation of funding for the following projects as set out in Appendix C of the report.

(i)        Healthy Workplace Award Programme

(ii)       Westminster Local Cost of Carbon Strategy

(iii)      Westminster Carbon Reduction Target


3.            Approved in principle the allocation of £0.731m from Westminster’s Neighbourhood CIL Portion as set out in Section 7.3 of this report and noted that this included the provisional allocation of funding for the following projects as set out in Appendix E of the report.

(i)        Market Place Community Garden and Public Realm

(ii)       West End Better Air Quality, More Recycling and Commercial Vehicle Reduction

(iii)      The Bays London Street/ South Wharf Road Public Realm

(iv)      Burwood Place Greening

(v)       Connaught Village Green

(vi)      Sussex Gardens/ Edgware Road Junction Improvements

(vii)    Restoration of the ‘Hole-in-the-Wall’, Knightsbridge

(viii)   Changing Lives, St. Marylebone Parish Church

(ix)      Shrewsbury Gardens Public Realm

(x)       Belgravia Neighbourhood Plan

(xi)      The Covent Garden Lighting Partnership

(xii)    The Northbank Low Emission Neighbourhood Street Greening


Reasons for Decision 


In order to ensure robust and effective expenditure and reporting in line with the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) and in accordance with the Council’s strategic priorities, CIL spending policy statement and its framework for resource allocation and management.

Publication date: 10/10/2019

Date of decision: 10/10/2019

Effective from: 18/10/2019