Decision details

Bury Town Centre Governance

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor Eamonn O’Brien, the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance and Growth, presented the report which proposed governance arrangements for the implementation of projects planned for Bury town centre, including the Bury Market Flexi Hall. In response to Members’ questions it was noted that a report on the establishment of the Regeneration Programme Board and the Programme Management Office would be brought to Cabinet before the end of the municipal year.




1.   Approved the creation of a Bury Town Centre Advisory Panel with the terms of reference set out in section 2 of the report; and

2.   Approved the arrangements for governance of the implementation of the Bury Flexi Hall, as set out in section 3 of the report.


Reasons for the decision:

The full range of developments currently being planned for Bury town centre will have a significant impact on the economic, environmental and social development of the Borough as a whole. The outcomes that can be achieved will play a key role in delivering the Let’s Do It strategy. The proposals for their governance set out in this report are designed to bring long term coherence and an inclusive approach to leadership.


Other options considered and rejected:


Publication date: 13/01/2022

Date of decision: 12/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

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