Capital programme

The council sets a capital budget each year which sets out the cost of the capital programme for the forthcoming years.

The capital programme is an agreed list of capital projects that are usually of a "one-off" nature and the expenditure typically happens over more than one financial year.  Capital expenditure results in the construction, acquisition or improvement of an asset such as a building or other community facility.

Capital expenditure is paid for using money the council has saved in previous years, the proceeds from selling council assets such as surplus land or buildings (capital receipts), interest received on investments, contributions from building developers and specific government grants. 

Capital Programme 2017-18