Decision details

Avenue Road and Commercial Road Development Brief

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a draft development brief for Avenue Road and Commercial Road, Bournemouth Town Centre.



(a)            Cabinet agrees the contents of the Development Brief;

(b)            Cabinet delegates authority to the Interim Director of Planning, in consultation with the Portfolio holder for Development, Growth and Regeneration, to:

                   (i)        make any amendments required by Cabinet to the contents of the Development Brief;

                 (ii)        develop the contents of the Development Brief into a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), following further consideration of process required and views of stakeholders;

             (iii)        subject to completion of (ii), undertake a period of public consultation on thedraft SPD; and

             (iv)        bring back to Cabinet for consideration, the results of the public consultation and proposed amendments to the Draft SPD, with a view to adoption of a final version

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Development, Growth and Regeneration



To contribute to the Council’s corporate vision and strategic priorities - helping to create dynamic places, investing in the homes our communities need, revitalising and re-inventing our high streets.

To enable further public and stakeholder input to the Development Brief and to provide the clarity and weight for Planning decision making purposes.


Report author: Caroline Peach

Publication date: 27/10/2022

Date of decision: 26/10/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/10/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/11/2022

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