Decision details

Design and procurement process: Bognor Regis Esplanade Public Realm Improvements - SSED02(24/25)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Support Services and Economic Development (Cllr Steve Waight)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The Arun Growth Programme (2018) identified public realm improvements along the section of the Esplanade, between Lennox Street and Clarence Road, for a highway and landscape improvement scheme.  The Director of Place Services confirmed progression to the detailed design stage of the project in April 2022 (SSED04 21-22).  This project will tie in with wider Growth Programme priorities along the seafront such as the Arun District Council-led renovation of the Alexandra Theatre, the Regis Centre and the adjacent Place St Maur completed improvements. Seafront plans also include upgrades to the Bognor Regis Arcade and private investment for a new seafront Premier Inn hotel.

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Support Services and Economic Development has:

(1)    Approved detailed design and commencement of the procurement process under Lot 6 of the Highways Construction Framework;

(2)    Allocated £1.369 million capital funds for the delivery of Bognor Regis Esplanade Public Realm Improvements subject to a successful tender process;

(3)    Delegated to the Assistant Director (Highways, Transport and Planning) the making of the award of the construction contract, subject to all necessary Traffic Regulation Order processes having been completed and for which a further decision report will be published in due course.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None

Publication date: 23/05/2024

Date of decision: 23/05/2024

Effective from: 05/06/2024

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