Issue details

Gloucester South West Bypass – Llanthony Road improvements; compulsory purchase order and ancillary orders

To seek approval for Cabinet to:

(1) Authorise the making and submission of a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to the Secretary of State to compulsorily acquire all land and rights shown as coloured pink on the plan for plot numbers 1 to 14 and shown in Appendix A to the report, required for the Gloucester South West Bypass (GSWB) Llanthony Road Improvement Scheme

(2) If required, authorise the making and submission of a Side Road Order to the Secretary of State to make the necessary alterations to the public highways and private means of access affected by the GSWB Llanthony Road Improvement Scheme; and

(3) Delegate authority to the Lead Commissioner; Highway Authority, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning to: Make any other ancillary orders that might be required to successfully implement the scheme and to undertake the steps necessary to enable the orders identified above to be confirmed and implemented.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/12/2018

Decision due: 30 Jan 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Environment and Planning

Contact: Scott Macaulay-Lowe Email:


Local Member (Cllr Pam Tracey)
Gloucestershire County Council Officers
Land owners in respect of land acquisition and businesses
Residents, general public and businesses (Public share events July 2017)

Scrutiny Input: None

Planned Dates: Decision on planning permission - January 2019 Completion of CPO process and land acquisition negotiations with all affected parties – January 2020 Site preparation and demolition – June 2020 Main scheme start – 2020/21 Scheme complete and open to the public – 2021/22