Decision Maker: Joint Strategic Director - Place
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To award Surrey County Council £20,000
from Guildford's UKSPF to fund work to 31 March 2024 to deliver a
Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan for the
UK Shared Prosperity Fund
The Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding that sets out terms that will apply to the relationship between the Secretary of State of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities regarding the administration and delivery of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).
The Council has been awarded £1m to spend over three years (2022-2025). The aim of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund is:
To build pride in places and increase life chances by investing in -
Communities and Place
Supporting Local Businesses
People and Skills
£20,000 from Guildford's UKSPF has been allocated to deliver a Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan. This will include a network plan for key walking and cycling corridors and a prioritised programme of infrastructure improvements at concept design stage. Surrey County Council will deliver this by 31 March 2024.
Alternative options considered
None – the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan is an Surrey Country Council led project which we are part funding through our UKSPF allocation.
The Executive on 20 March 2023
EX107: The Executive: 1. Approved progression of Guildford’s UKSPF and REPF plans, as outlined in the report. 2. Delegated to the Strategic Director of Place, in consultation with the Leader, authority to enter into such other contracts and legal agreements connected with the UKSPF and REPF as may be necessary in compliance with Procurement Procedure Rules and within allocated grant funding budget.
Publication date: 26/09/2023
Date of decision: 01/09/2023