Decision details

Lansdowne Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


to seek approval to implement the scheme subject to Traffic Order approval


RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)         approves the preliminary design of the revised scheme, enabling the Programme Team to progress the detailed design and begin early contractor engagement;

(b)          notes that significant public and stakeholder consultation has taken place over the last 5 years, resulting in the preliminary design appended to this report;

(c)          notes the timeline for delivery; and

(d)          delegates authority to the Director of Development, as Senior Responsible Officer for the Lansdowne Programme, in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder(s), to:

- progress the detailed design

- approve the final design

- start early contractor engagement

- move to delivery phase, subject to the Traffic Regulation Order   process

Voting: Nem. Con. (2 abstentions)

Portfolio Holder: Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning

(Councillors M Greene and N Greene declared disclosable interests in respect of this item and refrained from participating in the discussion and voting thereon.)


By Cabinet approving these recommendations, it will enable the Programme Team to move the scheme through the preliminary design phase to detailed design and on to delivery.

This will facilitate delivery of phase 1 of the Lansdowne Programme relating to improvements along Holdenhurst Road, the outskirts of Lansdowne Roundabout and Meyrick Road (north).

It will also ensure expenditure of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership funding in line with the required timelines.

Report author: Chris Shephard

Publication date: 13/11/2020

Date of decision: 11/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/11/2020

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