Decision details

Land at Fairfields, in Thetford

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider the value to be achieved from the disposal of land at Fairfields in Thetford to support the expansion of the Drakes Infant School.

Decision:

That the two areas of land adjacent to the Drakes Infant School at Fairfields in Thetford be transferred to Norfolk County Council for the sum of £35,000; subject to, an uplift clause reserving Breckland Council 40% of any increase in value arising from the grant of planning consent for alternative use or development of the site.

Reasons for the decision:

See report.

Alternative options considered:

Options

 

  1. Agree to the disposal of both areas of land to Norfolk County Council for the sum of £35,000.  The land to be sold subject to an uplift clause reserving Breckland Council 40% of any increase in value arising from the grant of planning consent for alternative use or development of the site.

 

  1. Do not agree to the disposal of the land and seek to continue to negotiate a higher value.

 

  1. Do not undertake any further negotiations or action and retain the land.

 

Report author: Ralph Burton, Zoe Footer

Publication date: 15/01/2015

Date of decision: 13/01/2015

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/01/2015

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