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The Maltings – Phase 1 River Corridor Improvements

Upon submission of Wiltshire Council’s Outline Business Case for the Maltings and Central Car Park regeneration in January 2020, The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) has agreed to provide a total of £6.1 million Local Growth Funding towards the project. This project, led by Wiltshire Council, was agreed at its cabinet meeting of October 2019 and ratified at Full Council of November 2019. This report seeks authority from cabinet to enter into an agreement with the Environment Agency to deliver the first phase of the River Corridor Improvements as part of this scheme, using a portion of the overall Local Growth Funding allocation from the SWLEP.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/02/2020

Decision due: 24 Mar 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Richard Clewer, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Corporate Services, Heritage, Arts & Tourism, Housing and Communities richard.clewer@wiltshire.gov.uk, Cllr Simon Jacobs, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Public Protection simon.jacobs@wiltshire.gov.uk, Cllr Philip Whitehead, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Economic Development, MCI and Communications philip.whitehead@wiltshire.gov.uk

Lead director: Parvis Khansari (Director - Highways and Environment), Simon Hendey (Director - Housing and Commercial)

Department: Housing and Commercial

Contact: Richard Walters, Head of Service - Major Projects Email: richard.walters@wiltshire.gov.uk, Scott Anderson, Senior Development Officer Email: scott.anderson@wiltshire.gov.uk Tel: 01722 434689.

Consultation process

Consultation on the River Corridor Improvements Scheme has been included in consultation on the Maltings Masterplan (endorsed by Strategic Planning Committee in June 2019) and the Salisbury Central Area Framework (consultation January – February 2020).


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


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