TWICKENHAM ACTION PLAN - REPORT OF OPTIONS CONSULTATION AND WAY FORWARD
Decision maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek agreement of the Economic Develeopment
Cabinet considered a report of the Strategic Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, Parks and Highways regarding the Twickenham Area Action Plan which outlined the report of options consultation and way forward.
Cabinet heard a representation from Mr Ron Chappell, speaking on behalf of the Twickenham Riverside Terrace Group (TRTG). He reminded Members of the planning permission obtained by his organisation to create a public open space at the riverside. The space would enable residents to enjoy a park facility and for use by the community for events.
Cabinet heard a representation from Mr Tony Shoebridge, speaking on behalf of the Twickenham Riverside Terrace Group (TRTG). He explained that the proposal by the TRTG would form part of an incremental approach to bringing the riverside area back into public use. The TRTG proposal had received strong public support as part of the Twickenham Area Action Plan questionnaire and funding had been sought by the Group to develop the facility.
Cabinet heard a representation from Mr John Reakie, speaking on behalf of the Twickenham Riverside Terrace Group (TRTG.) He highlighted high level of public support for the TRTG proposal and the need to ensure progress in developing the area. He noted that the organisation was in the process of becoming a charitable
Lord True responded to the points raised. He acknowledged the point raised by Councillor Arbour that the Diamond Jubilee was due to take place in 2012 and reported that progress was underway to create a riverside park and gardens area to celebrate the jubilee.
Resolved: That Cabinet:
- Agree the broad principles for the way forward on sites and policy principles as outlined.
- Agree the areas for further investigation and feasibility.
Publication date: 24/10/2011
Date of decision: 20/10/2011
Decided at meeting: 20/10/2011 - Cabinet
Effective from: 01/11/2011