Decision details

1-5 Grosvenor Place public realm improvement project

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business and Planning, Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

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

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Public realm improvements around the new development for 1-5 Grosvenor Place. Improvements include footway widening on Grosvenor Crescent to improve pedestrian accessibility, inset Granite Sett parking bays proposed on Halkin Street, vehicle crossovers to be paved in Granite Setts at pavement level to maintain continuity of pedestrian movement, enhanced lighting, installation of new cycle stands on Grosvenor Crescent and Halkin Street, 6 new trees and improvements to existing carriageway and footway surface.

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Business and Planning agreed:

 

1.1         That the detailed design and implementation of the proposed public realm improvements on both Halkin Mews and Grosvenor Crescent as set out in section 4 and shown in the Background papers of this report be approved.

1.2         That capital expenditure of £1,630,074 to carry out the detailed design and implementation of the proposals for Halkin Mews and Grosvenor Crescent be approved.  All costs to be funded by the developer under the requirements of the associated S106 agreement. 

1.3         That the Director of City Highways be delegated authority to approve minor modifications as necessary to the approved scheme, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Business and Planning and the Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways.

That the Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways agreed:

1.4         That approval to modify and make traffic regulation orders in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, necessary to accommodate the new highways improvements for the scheme be approved.

1.5          That the Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways concurs with the decisions of the Cabinet Member for Business and Planning to the extent that these are within his terms of reference.

Reasons for Decision

To allow completion of public highway improvement works in accordance with the developments S106 obligations. The improvements will help to enhance the area, by improving provisions for walking and cycling, enhancing the public realm and facilitate better and safer movement of traffic.  

Stuart Love, Chief Executive,

Westminster City Hall,

64 Victoria Street

LONDON SW1E 6QP

 

Publication Date:

11 December 2020

Implementation Date:

18 December 2020 at 5pm

 

 

 

Publication date: 11/12/2020

Date of decision: 11/12/2020

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