Manchester City Council



Overview and Scrutiny District Centres Subgroup
Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber. View directions

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 288 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2018.


Vital and Viable Neighbourhoods / Place Management Pilots - Harpurhey District Centre Report pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Development)


This report provides an update on progress with the District Centre Pilot projects that are being progressed by the Institute of Place Management (IPM) at Manchester Metropolitan University, with the support of the Council.  It summarises the outcome of the Harpurhey Place Management Pilot (which has reached final report stage), and provides a brief update on other work.


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Harpurhey Presentation pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Presentation of the Institute of Place Management


To receive a presentation on the Harpurhey Place Management Pilot.


Future High Streets Fund pdf icon PDF 272 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Development)


This report provides background information on the Future High Streets Fund that has recently been established by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. It sets out the process that is proposed to follow in responding to this funding opportunity and asks for the Subgroup’s endorsement to this approach.


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Item for discussion


To consider the outputs from the work with the Institute of Place Management and develop interim policy directions.


Terms of Reference and Work Programme pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


To review the terms of reference and work programme of the Subgroup.