Decision details

City Learning Quarter

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the City Learning Quarter proposal, to create a significant City Centre Learning Hub consisting of a prime location for the City of Wolverhampton College, the Council's Adult Education and Library offer.


1. That the delivery of the City Learning Quarter project, in line with the business case and funding strategy, be approved.

2. That funds of up to £4 million be approved to progress the design and fund the continued development of the project, to be repaid once additional grants have been secured.

3. That it be approved for City of Wolverhampton Council to lead on both the City Learning Quarter and Wellington Road BCLEP bids (on behalf of City of Wolverhampton College) to deliver a comprehensive programme.

4. That it be approved that supplementary budgets are established for the Wellington Road project, subject to funding.

Report author: Santush Chaunkria

Publication date: 01/08/2019

Date of decision: 31/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 31/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/08/2019

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