Issue details

Ross Enterprise Park – Phase 1 Development

To approve the budget and development arrangements of the first phase of employment land at Ross Enterprise Park including the main contractual arrangements to enable a timely commencement of development of the site.


Ross Enterprise Park – Phase 1 will release 8.5 acres of net developable serviced employment land that will be utilised by businesses and developers to undertake their own design and build. Works to create the infrastructure will include the construction of site access, internal roads, groundworks, utilities and drainage.


The Phase 1 of the park will enable the creation  of up to 250 jobs, provide space for around 20 local businesses (including some that may relocate their operations out of the county), generate a land receipt of up to £1,700,000 and a retained business rates income up to £200,000 per annum.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Ross East;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/01/2019

Reason for urgency:
The decision has been brought forward so that it can be implemented and demolitions taken place ahead of the bird nesting season.

Decision due: 12 February 2019 by Cabinet member contracts and assets

Lead member: Cabinet member contracts and assets

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place

Department: Economy and Place

Contact: Gavin Stephens, Economic development officer Email: Tel: 01432 260177.