Decision details

Oldham Mills Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Housing (Cllr Hannah Roberts)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To approve appointment of consultants ELG Heritage to undertake an Oldham Mills Strategy.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
To approve the appointment of ELG Heritage to prepare an Oldham Mills Strategy.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - To approve the appointment of ELG Heritage to prepare a Mills Strategy. This will allow evidence to be prepared to inform the Local Plan review and will identify actions for the future use of mills.
Option 2 - To not approve the appointment of ELG Heritage to prepare a Mills Strategy. This will mean that up to date evidence is not prepared to inform the Local Plan review, which will limit the effectiveness of plan policies. It will also mean that there is no strategy for how to treat Oldham’s mill and their future use going forward or actions plans to help secure their successful re-use.

Alternative options considered:

To not approve the appointment of ELG Heritage to prepare a Mills Strategy. This will mean that up to date evidence is not prepared to inform the Local Plan review, which will limit the effectiveness of plan policies. It will also mean that there is no strategy for how to treat Oldham’s mill and their future use going forward or actions plans to help secure their successful re-use.

Publication date: 28/11/2019

Date of decision: 28/11/2019

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