Decision details

ARB – Homes England Deed of Variation to extend drawdown milestone date to 30th June 2024

Decision Maker: Joint Strategic Director - Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Entering into a deed of variation with Homes England which will allow the Council an additional 3 months (to 30 June 2024) to draw down the remainder of the HIF Funding granted by Homes England to GBC to facilitate the Ash Road Bridge Project.

Reasons for the decision:

The Council needs to enter into the agreement referred to above in order to allow the Council a short extension of time to draw down the remainder of the HIF Funding.

Alternative options considered:


Source of Authority to take Decision:

Executive decision in March 2023 – ….
(2) To delegate to the Strategic Director for Place, in consultation with the Lead Councillor for Regeneration, and / or Lead Councillor for Finance and Planning Policy, authority to enter into such other contracts and legal agreements connected with the Ash Road Bridge Scheme as may be necessary in compliance with Procurement Procedure Rules and within the approved budget.

Publication date: 04/04/2024

Date of decision: 04/04/2024