Decision details

Rose Garden Cafe Update

Decision Maker: Charity Trustee Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved



The committee considered a report of the Executive Director of Neighbourhoods to provide an update on actions agreed at the meeting of the Charity Trustee Sub-Committee on 18th October, 2023 to include;

1.    The proposal for Sheffield City Council, in partnership with stakeholders, to develop a strategy for the restoration of the Rose Garden Café building (options 2A and 2B), pausing work on a replacement building approach (design options 3 and 4) and a limited works approach (design options 1 and 5).

2.    That the Rose Garden Café Partnership, once established, creates an action plan to develop the strategy for restoration, which will include defining the following:

·       A framework for a proportionate public consultation on the Rose Garden Café.

·       Establish funding sources to meet the structural remediation and building refurbishment works.

·       Agree a strategy for public communication.

and then proceeding to carry out the agreed consultation and implement the agreed public communication strategy in order to inform the strategy for restoration that will be brought back to the Committee in due course.


RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Charity Trustees Sub-Committee:-

1. Notes the progress made towards the actions agreed in the October 2023 report.

2. Agrees to receive a further report in March 2024 on progress towards the recommendations agreed in the October 2023 report.

3. Notes that further updates and decisions will be taken to the appropriate Committee as required.




Reasons for Decision


The Committee were pleased to receive the update on the progress made following the recommendations approved by the Charity Trustee Sub-Committee on 18th October 2023 and were keen to receive a further update in March.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected


The report to the Committee was produced to provide an update on progress made towards the recommendations made in the Rose Garden Café 18th October 2023 report. The only alternative options would have been not to receive an update report at this time or to ask for a further at a different point than March 2024.




Publication date: 31/01/2024

Date of decision: 22/01/2024

Decided at meeting: 22/01/2024 - Charity Trustee Sub-Committee

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