Decision details

Approval of EL LUF Jacobs Preliminary Commission

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Growth, Environment, Transport & Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


In January 2023 Lancashire County Council was awarded £49.6M from the DfT for the Levelling Up East Lancashire programme. As part of the award LCC will receive £4.96M in 2023/24. To release the remaining £44.6M, the DfT have stipulated that LCC must complete a Full Business Case in 2024/25.

To assist and expedite LCC in the work required to design and develop the full business case and the associated projects within it, the services of Jacobs have been commissioned.


Phil Green, Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport approved the following commissioning package and associated fees from Jacobs:


Jacobs LUF Preliminary Design Development Commissioning Package: £1,567,676. (NB: Was originally £1,716,984 but amended due to a reduced amount of works required in this package of work).

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Contact: Kiara Clarke Email:

Date of decision: 29/06/2023

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