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BLACKPOOL TOWER CIRCUS CEILING - URGENT AND ESSENTIAL WORKS

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism and Culture

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To seek delegated authority allowing the Director of Communications and Regeneration to undertake a scheme of urgent and essential works identified as required to the Blackpool Tower historic Circus ceiling, to include the completion of all due diligence associated with the project.

 

To obtain authority to allow the Head of Legal Services to enter into any such documentation as may be necessary and to consider and deal with such due diligence as may be required to provide for completion of the Scheme of urgent repairs identified as required to the Blackpool Tower historic Circus ceiling.

 

To request authority to complete the project-funding package through debt finance in the form of Prudential Borrowing, as detailed in the financial appendix to this report.   

 

Decision:

The Leader of the Council agreed as an urgent decision the following decisions:

 

  1. That the Director of Communications and Regeneration be provided with delegated authority to undertake a scheme of urgent and essential works identified as required to the Blackpool Tower Circus historic ceiling, to include the completion of all due diligence associated with the project and as set out in this report and financial appendix to this report.

 

  1. To authorise the Head of Legal Services to enter into any such documentation as may be necessary and to consider and deal with such due diligence as may be required to provide for completion of the scheme of urgent repairs identified as required to the Blackpool Tower historic Circus Ceiling.

 

  1. That authority is provided to complete the project-funding package through debt finance in the form of Prudential Borrowing, as detailed in the financial appendix to this report.  

 

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 26/11/2021

Date of decision: 26/11/2021

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