Decision details

Grand Theatre Expansion Plans

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Grand Theatre Expansion Plans.


Councillor Harman Banger presented Grand Theatre Expansion Plans that was exempt as it contained information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).




1. That the City of Wolverhampton Council (Grand Theatre Expansion) Compulsory Purchase Order ("the Order") under Section 226 (1) (a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and Section 13 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 be made for the acquisition of land and new rights within the area shown coloured edged red on the plan detailed in the report for the purposes of securing an expansion of the adjacent Grand Theatre.

2. That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for City Economy, in consultation with the Director of Regeneration, to:

a. Take all necessary steps as soon as is reasonably practical to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the Order including the publication and service of all notices and the presentation of the Council's case at any Public Inquiry;

b. Acquire interests in land and new rights within the Order either by agreement or compulsorily including prior to the making of the Order;

 c. Approve agreements with land owners setting out the terms for the withdrawal of objections to the Order, including where appropriate seeking exclusion of land or new rights from the Order and/or making arrangements for rehousing or relocation of any occupiers.

3. That the Chief Legal Officer be authorised to execute all necessary legal agreements relating to the Order and the acquisition of land.

Report author: Stephen Alexander

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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