Decision details

2024/10/PH/DEFRAAirQualGrant-DEFRA Air Quality Grant: To accept grant funding from DEFRA to deliver School Street road closures in Doncaster

Decision Maker: Deputy Director of Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Approval for the decision to accept funding secured from DEFRA of £238,529.72 is now required to facilitate the funding of activities outlined in the ODR to deliver the strategies outline to improve air quality across the borough.


To accept the £238,529.72 grant funding which has been secured from DEFRA to enable delivery of interventions to improve air quality in Doncaster. It is designated as £46,400 Capital funding
and £192,129.72 Revenue funding.

Alternative options considered:

Do Nothing: Do not approve acceptance of funding of £238,529.72, which means Doncaster will miss the opportunity to deliver School Streets to improve air quality across the borough and other benefits set out in the attached reports.

Do Something: Accept funding of £238,529.72, which will enable the Council to deliver a series of Air Quality improvements.

Publication date: 11/04/2024

Date of decision: 13/02/2024

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