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04/07/2019 - Town Centre Report

The Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth is seeking approval to put in place a formal programme management approach and structure that will prioritise action by the Council to improve Tamworth Town Centre. Approval to develop a Town Centre Strategy is also sought to assist in identifying areas of weakness and potential failure with a focussed, co-ordinated response that will seek to improve the vitality and viability of the town centre for years to come. The town centre strategy will need to show how the Council can achieve a clear vision for the future to achieve maximum potential from the town centre and set guidelines for working together to deliver change.


That Cabinet;



Approved the production of a Town Centre Strategy covering the topics indicated in the report for future consideration and adoption by Cabinet.


Approved a Programme management approach to delivery of town centre activity and projects as detailed in the report


Approved the creation of a 5 year programme budget and retained fund using existing budgets as detailed in the report


(Moved by Councillor S Claymore and seconded by Councillor D Cook)