Decision details

Proposal to allocate Section 106 resources from DB 412 - Land at Scouthead Filling Station (PA/341184) for Bulb planting on A62 Oldham Road verges

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To approve the allocation of £14,524.51 Section 106 resources from DB412 - Land at Scouthead Filling Station (PA/341184) to Environmental Services to fund successional bulb planting on A62 Oldham Road verges between Doctor Lane and Wall Hill Road.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: the allocation f £14,524.51Section 106 resources from DB412 - Land at Scouthead Filling Station (PA/341184) to Environmental Services to fund successional bulb planting on A62 Oldham Road verges between Doctor Lane and Wall Hill Road is approved.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - Do nothing: To do nothing would mean that the requirement of the S106 to use the commuted sum for the improvement of public open space within the landscaping on the verges at A62, Wall Hill Road through to Doctor Lane, to provide wildflower/bulb meadows would not be met. The bulb planting scheme would not go ahead as planned.
Option 2 - To allocate £14,524.51 to fund the scheme to carry out successional bulb planting on the verges at A62 Oldham Road , between Wall Hill Road and Doctor Lane. The scheme will visually improve the appearance of this transport corridor and provide additional seasonal colour.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1

Publication date: 07/10/2019

Date of decision: 07/10/2019

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