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Issue details

To agree the future of the Northminster (Market) multi-storey car park - KEY/16SEPT19/02

With the approval of the Chairman of Growth, Environment, and Resources Committee, the urgency procedure, special urgency procedure, and waiver of call-in procedure have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish notice of the decision for 28 days, to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for five days, and to subject the decision to a three day call-in period. These procedures have been invoked to ensure that the council can take the immediate actions required to ensure public safety is maintained.


The Cabinet Member, in consultation with the Leader of this Council:


1.    Authorised the council to demolish the Northminster multi-storey car park at the earliest opportunity.


2.    Authorised the council to make the budget available to cover the anticipated costs of demolition and the costs associated with making safe and vacating of between £1m and £2.75m (capital and revenue).


3.    Authorised the Director for Legal and Governance, or delegated officers, to enter into any other legal documentation on behalf of the council in relation to this matter.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Central;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/08/2019

Decision due: September 2019 by Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments

Lead member: Councillor Peter Hiller, Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments

Lead director: Acting Corporate Director Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Stuart Macdonald, Property Manager Tel: 07715 802 489; Email:

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee



  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.  



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