Decision details

Getting Building Fund (E&R59)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report seeks approval to enter into the Getting Building Fund agreement.


The Cabinet received an update on the Getting Building Fund and a summary of Stockport’s successful projects. It also contained a request for authority to enter into contracts and agreements to draw down the funding and to progress the design on Stockport Exchange Phase 4 in advance of the Cabinet decision in February 2021.


The Cabinet then agreed:-


(1) That the contents of this report be noted.


(2) That delegated authority be given to the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive and the Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Economy & Regeneration and for Resources, Commissioning & Governance to:


(a)  take all necessary steps to bring forward eligible projects for the Getting Building Fund and to report back as necessary and appropriate to the Cabinet;

(b)  enter into contracts, procurement and funding agreements, as required, to support the delivery of Getting Building Fund supported projects; 

(c)  authorise £0.235M to further develop proposals for Stockport Exchange Phase 4; and

(d)   to receive and administer from the grant provider Getting Building Fund monies, and enter into reciprocal agreements, as required, with the grant recipients.   

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: N/A

Decision Reference: CAB261

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: E&R59

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Portfolio , CLT, E&R and Cabinet

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

Report author: Michael Fisher

Publication date: 23/12/2020

Date of decision: 22/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 22/12/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/01/2021

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