Issue details

Transport Business Case development 2023/24: M5 Junction 9/A46 (Ashchurch) transport scheme & Mass Rapid Transit transport scheme

To obtain approval for the delegation of authority to the Executive Director for Economy, Environment and Infrastructure under the existing Professional Services Contract to continue work towards delivering the M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme.

 

To obtain approval to spend, at risk, on delivering the Outline Business Case (OBC) for M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme.

 

To obtain approval for the Executive Director for Economy, Environment and Infrastructure under the existing Professional Services Contract, to continue work towards delivering the Mass Rapid Transit Strategic Outline Case (SOC), for which we already have funding.

 

 

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/02/2023

Decision due: 29 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr David Gray, Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning

Contact: Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Economy and Infrastructure Email: colin.chick@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Decisions

Agenda items

Background papers

  • • M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme – website, including updates https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/major-projects-list/m5-junction-9-and-a46-ashchurch-transport-scheme/  
  • https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/major-projects-list/m5-junction-9-and-a46-ashchurch-transport-scheme-faqs/  
  • Gloucestershire County Council ‘M5 Junction 9 A46’ Cabinet report – June 2022 - https://glostext.gloucestershire.gov.uk/documents/s83068/M5J9%20Cabinet%20report%20June%202022.pdf  
  • • Gloucestershire County Council ‘M5 Junction 9 A46’ Cabinet report – March 2021 - https://glostext.gloucestershire.gov.uk/documents/s69683/M5J9%20A46%20Progress%20Report%20FINAL.pdf  
  • • Gloucestershire Local Transport Plan (LTP) (2020 – 2041) - https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/transport/gloucestershires-local-transport-plan-2020-2041/  
  • • Gloucestershire County Council Local Development Guide 2021 - • https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/planning-policy/gloucestershire-local-development-guide/  
  • • Gloucestershire County Council Manual for Gloucestershire Streets July 2020 - • https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/media/2099344/2020-july-mfgs.pdf  
  • • Midlands Connect A46 Corridor Study – Phase 2 Task 1 Final report November 2020 - • https://www.midlandsconnect.uk/media/1756/mc-a46-corridor-study-phase-2-final-report-march-2021-with-appendix.pdf  
  • Mass Rapid Transit – pre-feasibility study  
  • Mass Rapid Transit – feasibility study