Decision details

White City Estate Sustainable Urban Drainage & Streetscape Improvement Scheme On The Public Highway

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council’s is looking to retrofit sustainable urban drainage in the White City Estate. This report seeks approval for the public highway element of the project.

The project is led by Highways and will build on existing successful Sustainable urban Drainage Systems and urban greening schemes within the borough, to retrofit green infrastructure into the highway to create replicable residential streets for the future.

The scheme has multiple small projects, but with recurring elements, such as permeable parking bays, allowing water to soak into the ground rather than to the sewer (reducing the risk of sewer flooding further down the catchment).


To approve the implementation and cost of the White City Estate and Bloemfontein Road Sustainable Urban Drainage and Streetscape Improvements Scheme to the public highway. (£1,150,000 without S106/CIL Board funding approval and £2,650,000 with - See Clause 9.2 below).


Report author: Michael Masella

Publication date: 04/06/2019

Date of decision: 03/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/06/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/06/2019

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