Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please provide copies of the following:

- Details of the procurement exercise carried out in selecting ION developments for the Birkenhead gateway project;
- Copy of the development agreement between the council and ION developments;
- Copy of the stopping up order, advertising for stopping up and highways reports for the removal of the Birkenhead flyovers;
-details of planning permission for demolition if submitted;
- details of consultation with local residents conducted in relation to the Birkenhead gateway project; and
- Evidence of housing demand undertaken or relied upon as part of this project.

Thank you for your assistance with my enquiry.

Yours faithfully,

James Keating

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Keating

 

Thank you for your recent request for information regarding Birkenhead
gateway project. Please see our response to your enquiries below.

 

 

- Details of the procurement exercise carried out in selecting ION
developments for the Birkenhead gateway project;

No procurement exercise has been undertaken.  The Council, National Grid
and Ion Developments are landowners and are jointly undertaking
masterplanning work.  

 

- Copy of the development agreement between the council and ION
developments;

There is no development agreement. National Grid, Ion Developments and the
Council are all landowners on the site and are jointly undertaking
masterplanning work. 

 

- Copy of the stopping up order, advertising for stopping up and highways
reports for the removal of the Birkenhead flyovers; -details of planning
permission for demolition if submitted;

At time of responding no applications for planning or the stopping up of
highways have yet been made.  This will take place in due course. 

 

- details of consultation with local residents conducted in relation to
the Birkenhead gateway project;  and

Not available at time of responding no consultation has been undertaken.
This will take place in due course.

 

- Evidence of housing demand undertaken or relied upon as part of this
project.

There has been a borough-wide housing demand assessment undertaken which
will shortly be issued as part of the Local Plan consultation

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

PO Box 290
Brighton Street
Wallasey
CH27 9FQ

 

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Visit our website: [2]www.wirral.gov.uk

 

 

 

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