Following agreement of signed Heads of Terms
between the City and County Council, formal agreement to purchase
the land adjacent to the Mainway site within the former Skerton
High School footprint is requested. Principles for the remainder of
the Mainway site are also requested to support the wider
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Financial Threshold;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Skerton East Ward;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/12/2022
Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt - View reasons
Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Financial details contained within report.
Decision due: 17 January 2023 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member with particular responsibility for Finance and Resources
Lead director: Director for Communities and the Environment
Contact: Joanne Wilkinson, Chief Officer - Housing and Property Email: email@example.com.
Ongoing consultation and engagement with local
residents through engagement days, workshops and residents meetings
have taken place. Engagement has also taken place with ward
councillors, local businesses and the Pupil Referral Unit adjacent
to the derelict Skerton High School site.
Residents, businesses, ward Councillors, Head
and Governors of adjacent school, County Council - who have further
consulted with wider Lancaster schools as part of s.77
Are there any climate change implications?: Through the masterplanning of the site - buildings will be designed to the highest energy performance ratings possible, as well as improved communal features.