Issue - decisions

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Towpath Upgrade Phase 3:

17/06/2020 - European Regional Development Fund Capital Funding for Gloucester Canal Towpath

Having considered the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,




Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment & Infrastructure to:


(1)  Enter into an ERDF capital funding agreement with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for the purpose of funding works in connection with the proposed Gloucestershire Canal Towpaths Upgrade.


(2)  Enter into a funding agreement with the Canal & River Trust (CRT) in order to fund works to be carried out by CRT’s term contractor Kier with effect from September 2020 on CRT’s land between Elmore Lane West and Haywicks Lane.