Decision details

Proposed Transfer of the Former Multi-Use Games Area, Trafalgar Wood and Riverside Area at Kilverstone Park in Thetford

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the transfer of the former multi-use games area, Trafalgar Wood and the Riverside Area at Kilverstone Park in Thetford to Thetford Town Council.

Decision:

That the following areas of land be transferred to Thetford Town Council at nil consideration to be retained as public open space:

 

1)     the former multi-use Games Area at Kilverstone Park in Thetford together with the commuted sum of £34,473.00;

 

2)     Trafalgar Wood at Kilverstone Park in Thetford; and

 

3)     the Riverside Area at Kilverstone Park in Thetford together with the commuted sum of £163,845.00.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure the open space areas were kept to a standard acceptable by the Town Council and the facilities available could be changed in response to the town appraisals.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1

 

To agree to transfer the following areas of land to Thetford Town Council at nil consideration to be retained as public open space:

 

1)     the former multi-use games area at Kilverstone Park in Thetford together with the commuted sum of £34,473.00;

2)     Trafalgar Wood at Kilverstone Park in Thetford; and

3)     the Riverside Area at Kilverstone Park in Thetford together with the commuted sum of £163,845.00.

 

Option 2

 

To refuse to transfer these area of land.

Report author: Zoe Footer

Publication date: 07/04/2011

Date of decision: 05/04/2011

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/04/2011

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