Decision details

Spalding Reconnected: Historic Town and Riverside – Executive decisions required to progress decision

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Assets & Strategic Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to secure executive agreement to enter into a partnership management agreement with Heritage Lincolnshire, and to enter into project delivery agreements with a range of local partners to enable the Spalding Reconnected project to commence delivery.


1.      That the Council agrees to enter into the required project management agreement with Heritage Lincolnshire and a project delivery agreement with a range of local delivery organisations to deliver the Spalding Reconnected: Historic Town and Riverside project.


2.      That authority is provided to the Assistant Director for Strategic Growth and Development to enter into the required project management and delivery agreements with key delivery partners and organisations

Reasons for the decision:

To seek approval for actions required to enable project management and delivery arrangements with key organisations that will support the delivery of the Spalding Reconnected: Historic Town and Riverside scheme, therefore helping to progress the scheme to delivery

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing – The option to do nothing, although open, would mean that the investment priorities that the scheme looks to progress and sit under the auspices of the Spalding Town Centre Improvement Programme would not be delivered or met.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Generating income above £75,000 threshold in respect of revenue/£180,000 in respect of capital;

Wards Affected: Spalding Castle; Spalding Monkshouse; Spalding St John's; Spalding St Mary's; Spalding St Paul's; Spalding Wygate;

Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Contact: John Mullen, External Funding Officer Email:

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 16/03/2023

Effective from: 24/03/2023

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