Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
1) NOTED the progress made on the Asset Development Programme (ADP).
2) REAFFIRMED the need to diversify the Parkside offices in accordance the aims of the ADP which seek to reduce costs, increase income, and support the local economy.
3) CONFIRMED the Council’s interest in further exploring the option of accommodating a hotel on part of the Parkside offices site, but prior to progressing with the procurement, and more detailed financial and legal appraisal, request the following be provided in a subsequent report to the June 2023 Cabinet meeting:
3.1) A summary of the detailed analysis of alternate options identified in the report and their implications for the site.
3.2) Provision of an economic impact assessment for the options considered, including the hotel.
3.3) Any further soft market testing that may be required to support the analysis.
Report author: Pranali Parikh
Publication date: 08/02/2023
Date of decision: 08/02/2023
Decided at meeting: 08/02/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 16/02/2023