Issue details

Floating Bridge 6 Next Steps

This report provides an update on the current Floating Bridge (FB6), including the legal case which is being pursued against the naval architect and the boat builder.

The report sets out the case for commissioning an independent Cabinet Office Gateway 5 review to determine whether the current FB6 vessel is fit for purpose in relation to the original specification, operating requirements and achieving wider outcomes.

The report also seeks Cabinet approval to carry out essential redesign and reconfiguration works to the FB6 to ensure a more reliable service, and in order to reduce ongoing costs.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant impact on communities or those working in two or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Electoral Divisions affected: (All Electoral Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2021

Decision due: 14 Oct 2021 by Cabinet

Considered on: 12 Oct 2021 by Corporate Scrutiny Committee

Lead director: Director of Neighbourhoods

Contact: Sean Newton Email:


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