2024/21: Active Travel Grant, Formal Council Questions and Responses - Friday, 31st May, 2024

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Question to the Cabinet Member for Assets and Infrastructure: 2024/21 - Active Travel Grant


Councillor Fouweather asked:


In their annual report Transport for Wales state that they have given forty-eight million in active travel grants to local authorities. 


Can the cabinet member confirm whether Newport has received a grant? 


If so how much?


What has the money been spent on?


Has all the money received been spent? 



Councillor R Howells responded:


Newport City Council received £2,844,379 Active Travel funding for the period. This was allocated across the following schemes and spent in full:


·        Devon Place Footbridge £2,289,903

·        Sorrel Drive £296,644

·        Gwasted Bridge £100,533

·        Fourteen Locks £16,905

·        Bassaleg School £41,301

·        St David’s – Tredegar Park £29,825

·        Bettws Canal Link £14,784

·        Gaer Fort and Western Links £4,444

·        Existing Route Improvements and Minor Works - £50,040

·        Behaviour Change (Burns) - £296,029