Issue details

The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury – Regeneration Update and River Park Scheme

This report provides main considerations to cabinet and seeks approval to progress the following matters:

1. Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the council’s delivery of the regeneration programme for the Maltings and Central Car Park site in Salisbury, and next steps to be taken in progressing this scheme with a view to progressing the acquisition of third party assets to enable the council to deliver its objectives
2. Progress made on developing the River Park scheme in collaboration with the Environment Agency, including the repurposing of the Local Growth Fund allocation in partnership with the Local Enterprise Partnership and the deliver programme for this critical flood mitigation and environmental enhancement project which will unlock the regeneration of the Maltings and Central Car Park while reducing flood risk for a significant number of residential and commercial properties in the city

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/09/2020

Decision due: 3 Nov 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Pauline Church, Cllr Richard Clewer, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Military-Civilian Integration, Health and Wellbeing, Economic Development, Heritage, Arts, and Tourism, Cllr Philip Whitehead

Lead director: Samantha Howell (Director - Highways & Transport), James Barrah (Director - Assets)

Department: Assets

Contact: Scott Anderson, Programme Specialist Email: Tel: 01722 434689, Richard Walters, Head of Service - Major Projects Email: Tel: 01722 434495.

Consultation process

Consultation on the Maltings and River Park Masterplans, and Central Area Framework.


In public and with statutory consultees (including Natural England, Historic England)

Agenda items


  • The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury – Regeneration Update and River Park Scheme