Issue details

Works agreement with Welbeck, the developer, relating to the acquisition of The Old Manse and the junction improvement scheme at the B3081 Shaftesbury Road/B3092 New Road junction, Gillingham

Reason for the Decision


For Welbeck to release their option on the property they requested that the Council enter into a works agreement so that if for any reason the council are unable to complete the highway improvement scheme at the junction of The Old Manse that they can step in and complete it as the development requires this junction to be improved.


Alternative Options considered and rejected






Budget Implications


The funding for the property acquisition and junction improvement scheme is part of the Dorset LEP grant from the Government’s Growth Deal.  




Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/07/2020

Decision due: 14 Jul 2020 by Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment

Lead director: Executive Director, Place

Contact: Emma Baker, Project Engineer (Democratic) Email:



  • Signed Executive Decision for The Acquisition of The Old Manse, Gillingham.