The Executive considered proposals for the completion of the refurbishment of The Square Shopping Centre. The refurbishment would mainly focus upon Cambridge Square, but would also include Obelisk Way and Beitigheim Way.
(i) the Executive Head of Business, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Business & Transformation, be authorised to undertake a procurement process to source a contractor to undertake the design and build of the outstanding shopping centre refurbishments and thereafter award the contract; and
(ii) the expenditure of the budget for the refurbishment of the works be delegated to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader and Business & Transformation Portfolio Holder.
RECOMMENDED to Full Council that the amount identified in the agenda report, as amended, from reserves be added to the capital programme for 2021/22 representing the estimated cost of the refurbishment works.