Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
1. To host the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey event in 2020 using a route similar to the previous years to be delivered by the current delivery company, the London-Surrey Cycle Partnership (LSCP) under a one year extension to the current contract.
2. To continue to collaborate with the Greater London Authority, Transport for London and their delivery partners, to allow planning for events up to 2026, was agreed in principle. Approval of hosting events from 2021 to 2026 would be sought from Cabinet, following consultation.
Reasons for Decision:
There was a need for both Surrey and London, as the hosting areas, to agree or not to the hosting of the event to be delivered by the LSCP for 2020. This was to allow LSCP to approach the professional cycle teams to open discussions for the London-Surrey Classic. There was a pressing need for this decision because the contract with LSCP expired in 2019 and there was a need to allow them to represent the event in discussions. In addition the Summer of 2020 was a busy period in the sporting calendar due to the 2020 Olympics and Tour de France, and as such there was a need to secure the professional teams for the event.
There was a need for in principle agreement to host the event until 2026 to allow officers to undertake early discussions about possible events beyond 2020 subject to hosting being agreed.
[The decision on this item can be called in by the Environment Select Committee]
Publication date: 30/05/2018
Date of decision: 29/05/2018
Decided at meeting: 29/05/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 07/06/2018