Issue details

Mainway Project Report

Update on progress from previous report in March, including proposed purchase of former Skerton High School. Report requests Cabinet to make considerations around the next phase of the project.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Threshold;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Skerton East Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Details of the purchase of Skerton School site to be exempt Appendix.

Decision due: 8 February 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member with particular responsibility for Housing

Lead director: Director for Communities and the Environment

Contact: Joanne Wilkinson, Head of Housing Email:

Consultation process

On-going regular consultation with residents of Mainway, briefings held with Members and all Councillors throughout November / December 2022. County Council have been consulted with regards to the land of the Skerton High School.


Residents, Members, Councillors, County Council.

Are there any climate change implications?: Expected positive implications as the project continues.


  • Mainway Project Report