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BLACKPOOL TOWER CIRCUS CEILING - URGENT AND ESSENTIAL WORKS

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 type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/11/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
These significant works to the Blackpool Tower Circus ceiling are required to commence as a matter of urgency during November 2021 so as to be completed with minimal impact to the operation of the Circus during 2022.

Decision due: 26 Nov 2021 by Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism and Culture

Lead member: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism and Culture

Lead director: Director of Communications and Regeneration

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