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Decision details


Decision maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(i)           That the Head of Housing and Economy be authorised to carry out relevant ecological surveys and implement mitigation measures required to enable the demolition of Erlas House, as marked 1 on Appendix 3 to report HHE/55/18 together with the derelict semi-detached cottages as marked 2.


(ii)          That subject to the outcome of the Adult Social Care Work Opportunities review, the Head of Housing and Economy in consultation with the relevant Lead Member(s) be authorised to determine whether or not to demolish the Principal’s House and associated structures as marked 3 on Appendix 3 to report HHE/55/18.


(iii)      That the site edged red on Appendix 3 to report HHE/55/18 be retained for future use to be determined by the Executive Board In accordance with the Council’s Corporate Land and Buildings Policy and Procedures.


Reason for decisions


          A release strategy for assets will enable more effective use of office accommodation and reduce annual costs whilst also offering the potential for either seeking a capital receipt or reusing the site in the future.

Publication date: 09/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2019 - Executive Board

Effective from: 17/01/2019

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