Decision details

Merseyway Update (E&R93)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report is to provide an update to Cabinet in relation to ongoing Merseyway projects in terms of progress, programme, budget and next steps


The Cabinet has considered a report detailing a proposal to enter into contract with the contractor to begin the main refurbishment works on the former BHS store and has:-


(1) Approved the appointment of a contractor to begin main construction works to the former BHS store as detailed in the report.


(2) Delegated to the Deputy Chief Executive and the Director of Development & Regeneration; in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration to approve the final terms and enter into the build contract with the main contractor.


(3) Authorised the Assistant Director (Legal & Democratic Governance) to do all things necessary to enter into contract with the contractor.


(NOTE: The report contained ‘not for publication’ appendices that had been circulated to the Cabinet only).

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Significant expenditure or savings;

Wards Affected: Brinnington & Central;

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Equality Impact Assessment N/A Environmental Impact Assessment previously undertaken that will be updated.

Decision Reference: CAB393

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: E&R93

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Internal consultation

Contact: Robert Goulsbra Email:

Report author: Alex Fyans

Publication date: 15/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/03/2023

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