Decision details

Western Way project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet will consider the latest information from the Western Way project and determine whether it meets the gateway tests approved by Council in December 2022 so that it can proceed to the formal second stage of tendering. 





1.       subject to completion of heads of terms with Suffolk County Council for their elements of the phase 1 scheme, it be agreed that the Western Way project proceeds to second stage tendering, and its final gateway test, on the basis that all of the financial tests and safeguards required by Council in December 2022 are still capable of being met; and


2.       the final budget for the phase 1 Western Way scheme and for interim works to the remainder of the site, including enabling works, remain as agreed by Council in December 2022.

Report author: Alex Wilson

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/03/2023

Accompanying Documents: