Issue details

Release of S106 funding, allocated to support the ongoing expansion of the Car Club

The Tunbridge Wells Co-Wheels Car Club currently has 5 cars in it’s fleet and is extremely popular, with membership and use of the car club having grown rapidly.  To ensure car club members are able to access a car as and when they need it, it is essential to add additional cars to the fleet.  The car club is managed as a concessions contract and at no cost to the Council.   S106 from developers contribution has been set aside specifically to support the expansion of the car club, as part of a mobility mix alongside public transport, walking, cycling and taxis.  With car clubs supporting air quality improvements, carbon reduction and reducing traffic impacts such as congestion and parking pressure.

Decision type: Exec Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Broadwater; Culverden; Pantiles & St Mark's; Park; Southborough & High Brooms; St James'; St John's;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/10/2021

Decision due: Not before 6th Feb 2023 by Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation, Cabinet Member for Economic Development

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction, Sustainability and Transportation

Lead director: Director of Change and Communities

Department: Sustainability

Contact: Karin Grey, Sustainability Manager Email:

Consultation process

Report to be published before decision is made.