GLA funds for Crystal Palace Park

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1200
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Decision ADD39 in July 2013 indicated that the GLA would consider £1.95million of match funding to LB Bromley in the event of their Heritage Lottery Fund bid for Crystal Palace Park proving successful. Now that the bid has been rejected has this funding been withdrawn accordingly?

Answer

Answer for GLA funds for Crystal Palace Park

Answer for GLA funds for Crystal Palace Park

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Although the Heritage Lottery Fund bid for Crystal Palace Park was rejected, the GLA's Investment and Performance Board has confirmed it will still allocate £1.95m match funding to support short-term improvements to the park, subkect to the approval of detailed proposals at stage 2.