Feethams Office Development - Plot 1

Reference Number: 0757
Department: Economic Growth
Date Added: 14 February 2018
Last Updated: 14 February 2018

Contact Officer Details

Name: Jenny Dixon
Email: Jenny.Dixon@darlington.gov.uk
Telephone: 01325 406320

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Committee: Place scrutiny committee
Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Bob Carson
Email: Bob.Carson@darlington.gov.uk
Lead Officer: Dawn Taylor
Lead Officer Email: Dawn.Taylor@darlington.gov.uk

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
Stephen Harker stephen.harker@darlington.gov.uk Deputy Leader of the Council and Efficiency and Resources Portfolio
Chris McEwan chris.mcewan@darlington.gov.uk Economy and Regeneration Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

To provide an update on the project, potential tenant interest and the external funding bids. To seek approval from Cabinet to release capital of £8.5M required for the construction of an office building, subject to receiving satisfactory funding from the ERDF and the TVCA. The TVCA Cabinet have agreed to provide their share of funding for the project. As an interim measure, it is requested that Cabinet release £400k to fund RIBA Stage 4 so that the detailed drawings can be finalised and planning permission obtained.

Action: Decision
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 06 March 2018
Date to be considered by Council:
Deferred: No
Deferral History:

Reason for late inclusion:

To await for the outcome of the TVCA Cabinet decision

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: Yes

Other Details

Affected Wards: Park East Ward.
Documents to be submitted: Report
Proposed Consultees: None
Consultation Method: N/A