Issue details

New Routes to Growth - Housing Infrastructure Bid


This report will provide details of the requirements to submit a Business Case to Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) to complete the final co-development stage of the bid for housing infrastructure funding.  In order to complete the work required for the business case, officers will need funding to complete various surveys and appraisals to provide the information required to support the business case.  Some of this work will be provided by external consultants.


Final approval of this addition to the Capital Programme will be a matter for Full Council on 19 July 2018.


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.


Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private

This report will contain some information which the Cabinet may decide to consider in private. This is because, in the view of the Proper Officer, consideration of the information in public would give rise to the disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 - information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). Should you wish to make any representation for the discussion of this item to be held in public, you should contact: Democratic Services, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email

The Cabinet’s response to any representations will be published on 2 July 2018 within the Cabinet Agenda. A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/06/2018

Decision due: 10 Jul 2018 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Rodney Chambers, OBE, Portfolio Holder for Inward Investment, Strategic Regeneration and Partnerships, Councillor Alan Jarrett, Leader of the Council

Lead director: Richard Hicks

Department: Regeneration, Culture, Environment and Transformation

Contact: Deborah Rolfe, Regeneration Programme Manager Email: Tel: 01634 332498.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Regeneration, Culture and Environment