Issue details

Delivering the Cultural Heart, Capital Development Report - Gateway 3

An update on the development of the Cultural Heart programme as part of the wider Huddersfield Blueprint.


On the 21.9.22 Cabinet approved the Cultural Heart Outline Business Case (Gateway 2) and gave approval to proceed to Gateway 3.


The Gateway 3 report will give an update on the progress of the design associated with the overall master plan, the proposal for the introduction of phasing for the delivery of the masterplan, the progress on Phase 1 and the selection of a preferred contractor for Phase 1.


The report will request approval to proceed to Gateway 4. It is at this future gateway that approval will then be requested to start construction on site.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Savings > £250,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Newsome;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 27 Jun 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Regeneration

Lead director: Strategic Director for Growth and Regeneration

Department: Growth and Regeneration

Contact: David Glover Email:

Consultation process

Extensive consultation has been undertaken as part of the Blueprint including a place standard exercise as outlined in the background papers, the design process and public consultations for a planning submission.


Members/Officers Involved: Cllr Graham Turner, Cllr Paul Davies, David Shepherd, David Glover