Decision details

New Performance Venue and Redevelopment of the Corn Exchange

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



RESOLVED: that Members:-


(1)  note that there was a ‘low likelihood’ of externally funding a £61.91million multipurpose venue;

(2)  support the premise and the ambition for the redevelopment of the Corn Exchange and request the matter be put before scrutiny to explore funding sources; and

(3)  note the progress made for a privately funded commercial theatre for the city, and that any future positive developments would be brought back to Council.


Reason for Decision:

As set out in the report.





Publication date: 15/01/2020

Date of decision: 14/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Executive

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