Decision details

Hailsham Town Centre improvement scheme

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the funding package for the Hailsham Town Centre improvement scheme


7.1       The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.


7.2       RESOLVED to approve that £1.3m of funding from the East Sussex Local Transport and Highways Maintenance capital programme is utilised, in addition to £1.2m development contributions, to fund the £2.5m cost of the Hailsham Town Centre Improvement Scheme.


7.3       The Hailsham Town Centre Improvement Scheme is a key priority for delivery this financial year and is part of the transport infrastructure package required for Hailsham and Hellingly to support recently constructed and future development up to 2027 within the adopted Wealden District Council Core Strategy.

7.4       In addition to the £1.2m of development contributions, the remaining £1.3m to fund the £2.5m scheme cost will be met by utilising the £700,000 slippage from the 2015/16 Local Transport capital programme, £200,000 from the 2016/17 Highways Maintenance capital programme and the remainder of £400,000 from the 2016/17 Local Transport capital programme allocation.


Report author: Rupert Clubb

Publication date: 26/07/2016

Date of decision: 18/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 18/07/2016 - Lead Member for Transport and Environment

Effective from: 26/07/2016

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