Decision details

Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and pooled Section 106 contribution - Project Allocation (Q2)

Decision Maker: Cabinet CIL Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report seeks to allocate CIL and s106 developer contributions to infrastructure projects to support growth in Westminster following receipts of monies from development.


1.0.         Recommendations


1.1.         The Cabinet CIL Committee approved the following projects:


(i)              Approved the expenditure of £11.251m from Westminster’s Strategic CIL Portion to the following:


-        Phase 1 of the Ebury Regeneration Four Linked Public Squares

-        Ebury Public Realm: Relocation of High Voltage Cable

-        Ebury Street and Lower Belgrave Street Public Realm

-        Hanover Square Gardens Landscaping Scheme


(ii)             Approved the allocation of £12.659m in principle funding to Phase 2 of the Ebury Regeneration: Four Linked Public Squares, subject to the availability of future funds.


(iii)           Approved the expenditure of £0.180m of Westminster’s Neighbourhood CIL portion to the following projects:


-        Ebury Street and Lower Belgrave Street Public Realm

-        Connaught Village Green


(iv)           Approved the expenditure of £1.165m from pooled Section 106 contributions.


2.0.         Reasons for Decision 


2.1.         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: 30/07/2020

Date of decision: 29/07/2020

Effective from: 07/08/2020