Decision details

Highways Buildouts for Trees

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A Cabinet Member decision is needed for approval to proceed with the Highways Buildouts for Trees programme, including detailed design and implementation.


1.     Recommendations

1.1. That approval is given to proceed with detailed design and implementation of the proposed tree buildouts at the proposed locations – as set out in Section 5.6 of this report;

1.2. That approval is given to commit capital expenditure of £2.459m, necessary to carry out the detailed design and implementation of the proposals;

1.3. That delegated authority is given to the Director of City Highways to approve minor modifications, as necessary to the approved scheme, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for City Management.

1.4. The approval is given to modify and make traffic regulation orders in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as necessary to accommodate the highways improvements of this scheme.

2.     Reasons for Decision

To allow completion of the Highways Buildouts for Trees scheme. The improvements, as part of this scheme, will help to increase the number of trees across the borough, whilst also improving the public realm.


Publication date: 26/10/2021

Date of decision: 26/10/2021

Effective from: 03/11/2021

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