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Decisions published

14/11/2023 - National Heritage Lottery Bid - Abbey of St Edmunds ref: 855    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 24/11/2023






1.           Having considered the merits of the proposed joint National Heritage Lottery bid, with St Edmundsbury Cathedral and English Heritage, the pursuing of the stage one bid submission, be agreed.


2.           The Director (Operations) be authorised to agree the final stage one submission documents, in consultation with the other partners to the bid and based on approval from the S151 Officer and Portfolio Holder for Leisure.


3.           £250,000 be allocated, in principle, from the Section 106 funding already earmarked for improvements in the Abbey Gardens to the delivery phase of the project as contributory funding, should the bid be successful at stage one development phase.

Wards affected: Abbeygate;