Issue details

Lydney Coastal Community Fund: Construction of a highway improvement scheme – Authority to receive funds and proceed to contract procurement

To seek Cabinet approval for the Lead Commissioner: Highways, to be authorised to receive funds from Forest of Dean District Council and become the Client for the works. This will involve conducting a compliant competitive tender process and to award a contract in respect of the Lydney Coastal Community Fund highway improvement scheme; and

For the Lead Commissioner: Highways to be authorised to make any other ancillary orders that might be required to successfully implement the scheme.

Contact details for information relating to this decision

Richard Lloyd Senior Improvements Engineer
Tel: 01452 583557

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: 18/11/2019

Decision due: 20 Dec 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Highways and Flood

Contact: Kathryn Haworth Email:


Lead Cabinet Member
Local Member (Cllr A Preest for Lydney)
Forest of Dean District Council
Wide range of consultees as part of the statutory consultation exercise (Police/Ambulance/Freight & Haulage associations) – Consultation Ongoing
Residents, general public and businesses (Public share events are scheduled for 2020)

Scrutiny Input: None scheduled

Planned Dates: Detailed design start – January 2020 Detailed design end – May 2020 Issue tender documents – July 2020 Tender assessment and award – August 2020 Construction start – September 2020 Scheme complete and open to the public – March 2021


  • Forest of Dean District Council Confirmation of Award