Issue details

Green Spaces Capital Programme

The Cabinet Report will outline the investment in the Corporate Capital Programme and the Manifesto Programme for 2020/2021 and the associated planned works so this can be agreed and progressed in order that the maintenance of play areas, parks and other open spaces can commence.


The Cabinet report will cover :


  1. £800k - Corporate Capital Programme – Investment and maintenance to address and support Health and Safety condition surveys into the 12 Green Flag Parks, 40 Countryside Sites, Burrs and Phillips Park
  2. £300k - Manifesto Investment - Improve access, infrastructure and quality of green spaces and recreational grounds
  3. £500k - Manifesto Investment - Tree Planting 2020/2021 approved to spent over two years


This is part of a three year capital programme as outlined in both the Corporate Capital programme 2020 – 2023 and Manifesto Schemes. This work also supports the wider council work and strategic review of council land to ensure safe, sustainable and well maintained open spaces are provided.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/09/2020

Decision due: 11 Nov 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change

Lead director: Director of Operations

Contact: Neil Long, Assistant Director Neighbourhoods and Communities Email: