Decision details

Art Gallery Improvement Scheme Works

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the recommendation to restart the Art Gallery Improvement Scheme project from June 2021.


1.      That the restart of the Art Galley Improvement Scheme Project - Phase Two from June 2021 be approved.


2.      That the acceptance of the grant funding of £159,758 from Arts Council England Cultural Capital Kickstart funding be approved and that the supplementary capital budget be created from this grant.


3.      That a virement of £290,000 from the Corporate capital contingency budget to create the required capital project budget to complete the Art Galley Improvement Scheme Project - Phase Two, as detailed in the report be approved.


4.      That it be noted that the additional cost required to restart the project would bring the total budget of the Art Galley Improvement Scheme Project - Phase Two to £1,526,000 and that this total includes £132,000 that was approved through an Individual Executive Decision Notice in February 2020. Total project costs for Phase one and Two are now £1,829,000.


Report author: Maria Smith

Publication date: 21/01/2021

Date of decision: 20/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 20/01/2021 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Effective from: 27/01/2021

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