Decision details

Heritage Services - Victoria Art Gallery Air Conditioning

Decision Maker: Director of Economy & Growth

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The new air conditioning system will replace out of date, failing equipment which will reduce maintenance expenditure.


To approve capital project of £225k; comprising £136k of 2018/2019 existing approved budget plus this decision to fully approve capital of £89k from the 2019/2020 Provisional Capital Programme.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - do nothing. To do nothing would mean continued reactive maintenance expenditure. It would also mean the gallery would not be able to guarantee environmental controls in order to secure high quality, revenue generating exhibitions. For this reason the option was discounted.

Publication date: 09/07/2019

Date of decision: 12/06/2019