Issue details

Note the approval by the Combined Authority of £800k capital grant to PCC to develop a "Cafe Culture" in the City - KEY/04JAN21/02

Note the successful collaboration with the local business community which enabled the successful CPCA grant application. 


To recognise the potential for the cafe culture project to alter the fortunes of the city


Approve the Capital Review Group recommendation to support the project with £183k capital funding


Authorise the Director of Law and Governance in consultation with the Acting Corporate Director Resources, to enter into such legal agreements as may be required to give effect to the recommendation above and the development and operation of the cafe culture project in the city centre including a grant agreement with CPCA and any property agreements

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Central;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/12/2020

Decision due: March 2021 by Cabinet Member for Finance and Corporate Governance

Department: Place and Economy

Consultation process

Ongoing consultation with businesses in the city, including surveys and face to face engagement

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee


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