Decision details

St Thomas's Development

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve revenue funding for detailed design work to feed in to a Planning Application and Listed Building Consent for the former St Thomas’s Hospital site.


The Cabinet has considered a proposal to transform the former St Thomas’ hospital site into a new intergenerational community by bringing forward an exemplar scheme that would deliver 67 new affordable homes alongside a new Intermediate Care facility.  The Cabinet has then:-


(1) Endorsed the principles of this key regeneration scheme for Town Centre West and the wider Borough and support the proposal to progress the scheme to RIBA Stage 4 design.


(2) Noted that a Planning Application will be submitted and an application made for Listed Building Consent based on the outcomes of the detailed design work


(3) Approved revenue costs of £370,000 to undertake the next stage of design for the Academy of Living Well and associated Highway improvement designs.


(4) Noted that further approval will be sought for the Capital Funding to deliver the Academy of Living Well once Planning Permission has been secured and the build cost has been finalised.


(NOTE: This item includes a ‘not for publication’ appendix that has been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: Brinnington & Central;

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: n/a the decision relates to design work only

Decision Reference: CAB240

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Contact: Paul Richards, Service Director, Development and Regeneration Email: Tel: 0161-474-2940.

Report author: Paul Richards

Publication date: 29/07/2020

Date of decision: 28/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 28/07/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/08/2020

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