This report provides Members with information on a consultation being undertaken by the Environment Agency on an amendment to the River Medway (Flood Relief) Act 1976 that is required in order to deliver the Leigh Expansion and Hildenborough Embankment Scheme. The scheme affects a small area of land within Tunbridge Wells Borough, within the parish of Bidborough. It is recommended that the amendments are supported in light of the benefits that the scheme will deliver to residents and businesses in Tonbridge and Hildenborough.
Decision type: Exec Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: Speldhurst & Bidborough;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/10/2019
Non-Exempt/ Exempt: Non-Exempt;
Decision due: 5 Dec 2019 by Cabinet
Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation
Lead director: Director of Finance, Policy and Development (Section 151 Officer)
Department: Planning Policy
Contact: Sharon Evans, Principal Planning Policy Officer Email: Sharon.Evans@tunbridgewells.gov.uk.
The relevant Cabinet Advisory Board will be consulted.