Decision details

Release of CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) funds to the Major and Special Projects team to facilitate the provision of a new pedestrian and cycle route from Taunton Railway Station, through Firepool, along the River Tone, through Coal Orchard and

Decision Maker: Economic Development, Planning and Transportation Portfolio Holder

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Details of decision:  £1,107,062.84 of collected CIL funds to be released to the Major and Special Projects team of the Council to provide this key pedestrian and cycle route which will be integrated with a network of proposed cycle and pedestrian improvements linking with the three new garden communities in Taunton.  


Reasons for proposed decision:  The £1,000,000.00 of CIL funds for cycle and pedestrian improvements and Taunton Town Centre Regeneration were authorised by Full Council in December 2020. The Taunton Chartered Trustees have allocated £107,062.84 of the CIL collected within the Taunton Unparished Area towards cycle and pedestrian improvements in Taunton.


Publication date: 24/06/2022

Date of decision: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 02/07/2022

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