Decision details

North Paddington Programme Project Work: First Year

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This paper seeks Cabinet Member approval for the Programme’s first year of project delivery and authorisation to commence these works. It will outline the decision making process and outline how projects under the programme will be monitored.


Summary of Decision

The Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development has approved:

1.          The programme of works for North Paddington area and updated governance arrangements, as set out in the report and appendices.

2.          The revised funding allocations for the Programme as set out in section 9.3 of this report.

3.          The delegation of authority to the Executive Director of Regeneration, Economy and Planning in consultation with the Director of Legal Services to commence with the programme of works, agree commercial terms and allocation of approved funding and enter into all associated legal agreements.


Reasons for Decision 

A decision is required to initiate practical delivery of the first-year programme of work, for the Programme to respond to the findings of the Future of Westminster Commission about the needs of the North Paddington area.

These decisions reflect approvals for the programme of work, delegated authority, the governance, and the community engagement approach, which will govern the overall Programme.

Finally this paper sets out the Community Engagement approach, which will underpin, inform, and drive delivery and the development of the strategic transformation programme.

Publication date: 25/09/2023

Date of decision: 25/09/2023

Effective from: 03/10/2023

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