Issue - meetings

Porton Business Plan

Meeting: 14/03/2017 - Cabinet (Item 44)

Porton Business Plan

Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director

Supporting documents:


 Cllr Fleur de Rhé-Philipe presented the report which sought the Cabinet’s endorsement of the proposed business plan to achieve the long term vision for growing high value activity in the defence and health/life sciences sectors at this centre of excellence; and recommended delegated authority be given to officers to finalise and enact the plan.




To endorse the Porton Science Park Business Plan and delegate authority to the Associate Director, Economic Development and Planning, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, and the Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Skills, Strategic Property, to finalise the plan and undertake those activities that may be required, working in partnership with the Porton stakeholders in particular Dstl and PHE, to establish a suitably constituted company which will take forward and implement the vision for the Science Park.


Reasons for Decision:


To continue Wiltshire Council’s support of Porton Science Park in partnership with Dstl and PHE.