Issue details

Proposed relocation of Gloucester Library to the former Debenhams Building and entering into a lease

To consider the proposal to re-locate Gloucester Library to the Former Debenhams building in the centre of Gloucester


Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Negotiations are ongoing with the landlord and therefore this part of the report is not for publication by virtue of Reg 4(2)(b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 and Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision due: 21 Sep 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Lynden Stowe, Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Contact: Steve Mawson, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Corporate Resources Email:


Agenda items

Background papers

  • Medium Term Financial Strategy 2022/23 to 2025/26  
  • Library Strategy