Decision details

Stockport Exchange – Demolition of Wellington Road South Properties (E&R88)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to demolish Wellington Road South properties


The Cabinet has considered a proposal to progress with the demolition and subsequent landscaping of 76- 84 Wellington Road South and 2 Railway Road, Stockport and has:-


(1) Approved that the Council proceeds with the demolition of 76-84 Wellington Road South and 2 Railway Road (as shown as option 1 within Appendix 1) and landscaping works, on the basis outlined in this report and its appendices;


(2) Delegated authority to the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Development and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources and the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration:


(a)  to appoint contractor(s) and professional team as required to deliver the demolition and landscaping works and enter into all appropriate agreements to fund and deliver such works;

(b)  to take such other steps as are appropriate and necessary to implement the strategy set out in this report;


(3) Delegated authority to the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) to do all things necessary or incidental to the implementation of the above-mentioned resolutions.


(NOTE: The report contained appendices that were ‘not for publication’ and which were circulated to the Cabinet only).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: EIA required.

Decision Reference: CAB412

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: E&R88

Other reasons / organisations consulted


Contact: Robert Goulsbra Email:

Report author: Dawn Arnold

Publication date: 03/10/2022

Date of decision: 28/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/10/2022

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