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Breckland Council-Owned Land at Coronation Terrace, Caston

Meeting: 12/05/2009 - Cabinet (Item 42)

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Report of the Executive Member for the Economic and Housing Portfolio (Paul Claussen).

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Minutes:

The Executive Member for the Economic and Housing Portfolio presented the report which concerned a request to transfer two areas of Breckland Council-owned land at Coronation terrace, Caston to Caston Parish Council at nil consideration to be retained as amenity areas for the benefit of the community.

 

Option 1

 

That these two areas of Breckland Council-owned land at Coronation Terrace, Caston be transferred a nil consideration to Caston Parish Council, subject to a covenant being imposed restricting the use of these areas to amenity purposes only and that the legal costs associated with such transfer(s) be borne by Caston Parish Council.

 

Option 2

 

That these two areas of Breckland Council-owned land at Coronation Terrace, Caston be transferred, at or above the District Valuer’s valuation, to Caston Parish Council subject to a covenant being imposed restricting the use of these areas of land to amenity purposes only and that the legal costs associated with such transfer(s) be borne by Caston Parish Council.

 

Option 3

 

That these two areas of Breckland Council-owned land at Coronation Terrace, Caston be sold on the open market thus receiving a minimum income of £1,950.00 plus VAT.

 

Option 4

 

That these two areas of Breckland Council-owned land at Coronation Terrace, Caston remain within Breckland Council’s ownership.

 

Reason

 

The parish would like these areas to remain as green space for the village use.  The Parish Council were currently planning a village enhancement scheme with new plants, bins etc.  If these areas of land could be included it would provide a welcoming entrance to the village.

 

RESOLVED that

 

1)           the transfer of the two areas of Breckland Council-owned land at Coronation Terrace, Caston to Caston Parish Council be approved at nil consideration;

 

2)           a covenant be imposed restricting the use of these areas of land to amenity purposes only; and

 

3)           the legal costs associated with such a transfer be borne by Caston Parish Council.