Decision details

Decision details

Northway and Marston Flood Alleviation Scheme Project - To enter into the funding agreement with OxLEP for Local Growth Fund 1 grant allocation (£600,000).

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Sustainable City

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


·         To update Members on the Northway and Marston Flood Alleviation Scheme

·         To request CEB to agree delegated authority to Executive Director Community Services, in in consultation with the Section 151 and Monitoring Officers, to be able to appoint and award to preferred principal contractor

·         To request Council approval to the revised project budget


To enter into the funding agreement enabling Oxford City Council to draw down the £600,000 allocated to them from the OxLEP Local Growth Fund 1 fund.


The funding agreement will be listed on our contracts register and accessible via this link once signed:-


Note: Oxfordshire County Council acting as the Accountable Body.


Authority was delegated to Executive Director- Community Services at the CEB meeting held 12 November 2015 to be able to enter into any necessary funding agreements to secure the external funding for the scheme.


The funding will enable Oxford City Council to deliver a flood alleviation project in the East of Oxford which will reduce the flood risk to 110 properties with 91 properties being completely removed from the known risk of flooding.

Signed off by senior officers:


Publication date: 02/02/2016

Date of decision: 01/02/2016

Effective from: 05/02/2016

Accompanying Documents:

  • Northway and Marston Flood Alleviation Scheme Project