Decision details

Creation of a One Stockport Hub in Stockport Town Centre (CF&E1/ E&R53)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Identifies an opportunity to develop a One Stockport Hub in Stockport Town Centre and considers associated service provision and implications.


The Cabinet considered a proposal to establish a new cultural and social hub in Stockport town centre, provisionally titled ‘One Stockport Hub, and has:-


(1) Noted and approved in principle the proposal to develop ‘One Stockport Hub’.


(2) Noted and approved the work to consider any future change of use for the Central Library building, which would include engagement with the public and relevant stakeholders.


(3) Noted the recommendation from the Corporate, Resource Management and Governance Scrutiny Committee and the response to the recommendation as set out in Section 8 of this report. 


(4) Delegated authority to the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration and Borough Treasurer, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Citizen Focus & Engagement and Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration to take all necessary steps to implement the proposal set out in this report.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: To be completed

Decision Reference: CAB246

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: CF&E1/ E&R53

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Full consultation process to be followed with all Stakeholders

Contact: Paul Richards, Service Director, Development and Regeneration Email: Tel: 0161-474-2940, Kirsteen Roe, CSS Strategic Head of Service Email:

Report author: Alex Fyans

Publication date: 08/10/2020

Date of decision: 06/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/10/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/10/2020

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