Decision - Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and Pooled Section 106 Funding – Project Allocations (Q1) | Westminster City Council
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Decision - Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and Pooled Section 106 Funding – Project Allocations (Q1)

Decision details

Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and Pooled Section 106 Funding – Project Allocations (Q1)

Decision Maker: Cabinet CIL Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

This report seeks to allocate funding from CIL to infrastructure projects to support growth in Westminster following receipt of monies from development.

Decision:

The Cabinet CIL Committee:

 

1.              Approved the expenditure of £4.952m from Westminster’s City CIL Strategic Portion as set out in Section 5.2 of the report. This includes the allocation of funding for the following projects set out in Appendix B to the report.

(i)          Bourchier Street Public Realm (Appendix B, Project 1)

(ii)         Drainage Further Works Programme (Appendix B, Project 2)

(iii)       Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (Appendix B, Project 3)

(iv)       CCTV and Lining Programme (Appendix B, Project 4)

(v)        Hyde Park Ward Pedestrian Improvements (Appendix B, Project 5)

(vi)       Neat Streets 2 (Appendix B, Project 6)

(vii)     Riding House Street (Appendix B, Project 7)

(viii)    Strand and Piccadilly Road – SCADA (Appendix B, Project 8)

(ix)       Shaftesbury Avenue Carriageway Resurfacing (Appendix B, Project 9)

(x)        Smart Lighting and Asset Condition Indices (Appendix B, Project 10)

(xi)       St. George’s Drive/ Warwick Way Junction (Appendix B, Project 11)

(xii)     Parks and Gardens Lighting Upgrade (Appendix B, Project 12)

(xiii)    Vehicle Activated Signs (VAS) (Appendix B, Project 13)

(xiv)   Victoria Embankment (Lion Heads Moorings) (Appendix B, Project 14)

(xv)     Paddington Recreation Ground (Appendix B, Project 15)

(xvi)   ARK Atwood School Roof Garden (Appendix B, Project 16)

(xvii)  Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN) (Appendix B, Project 17)

(xviii)    Oxford Street Catenary Infrastructure (Appendix B, Project 18)

(xix)       St. Vincent’s Catholic Primary School (Appendix B, Project 19)

 

2.              Approvd the expenditure of £0.200m from Section 106 funds held for the purposes of the Paddington Social and Community Fund Account (PS&CFA) as set out in Section 6.2 of the report. This includes the allocation of funding for the following projects set out in Appendix B to the report:

(i)              Tollgate Gardens Community Centre (Appendix B, Project 20)

 

3.              Considered the update on Councillor proposed priority projects, as set out in Section 7 of the report and Appendix C, and noted progress.

4.              Noted the neighbourhood portion of CIL received to date as set out in Section 8 of the report and Appendix D to the report.

5.              Considered the governance proposals for the neighbourhood portion of CIL as set out in Section 8 of the report and Appendix E to the report.

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: 26/07/2018

Date of decision: 26/07/2018

Effective from: 03/08/2018