Decision details

Inclusive Growth in Harlesden Town Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Proposed capital investment in the town centre to deliver new workspace, cultural and community space, as well as associated public realm improvements.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

(1)       To approve the release of council capital investment to deliver inclusive growth in Harlesden. Details of the total sum and the breakdown of the capital investment are contained within Appendix 1.

 

(2)       To approve £0.5m of revenue to take forward capacity building in Harlesden Town Centre with the local business community and stakeholders, having noted that the council had bid for an additional £0.5m from the GLA Good Growth Fund to increase this capacity building fund.

 

(3)       To support the Methodist Church to bid for £0.5m of Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL), having noted that the council had also bid for £0.5m from the GLA Good Growth Fund to increase the project fund to £1m to deliver the full scope of the proposed project for this asset.

 

(4)       To note that without the sources of funding identified above the proposed works to the Methodist Church cannot take place.  If part of the total required funding is not secured, then work will need to be undertaken by the Church to select which works are prioritised.

Wards Affected: Harlesden;

Contact: Matthew Dibben, Head of Employment, Skills and Enterprise Email: matthew.dibben@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 1815.

Report author: Matthew Dibben

Publication date: 11/11/2019

Date of decision: 11/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/11/2019

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