Decision details

Croxton Road Estate - Peddars Way (Land at Anne Bartholomew Road, Thetford)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the transfer of Council-owned land at Anne Bartolomew Road, Thetford on the Croxton Road Estate to Peddars Way Housing Association at nil consideration.  Breckland Council and Peddars Way Housing Association are currently working in partnership to regenerate and enhance this estate, maximising the use of garage blocks, garage forecourts, off street parking areas and amenity areas and the land adjacent to the houses.

Decision:

That

 

1)           the areas of Council-owned land at Anne Bartolomew Road, Thetford be transferred, at nil consideration to Peddars Way Housing Association to allow these areas of land and the adjacent garage/forecourts to be redeveloped, subject to Peddars Way Housing Association undertaking community consultation; and

 

2)           the equivalent capital receipts to develop the land at Anne Bartolomew Road, Thetford at the District Valuer’s valuation of £56,000, be ring fenced by the Housing Association for the overall regeneration scheme on the Croxton Road Estate.

Reasons for the decision:

1)           The Council would lose responsibility for these areas of land at Anne Bartolomew Road, Thetford.

 

2)           To support the regeneration and enhancement of the Croxton Road Estate in Thetford and reduce anti-social behaviour.

 

3)           The redevelopment of these areas will support the Council’s number one priority.

 

4)           To reduce off-street parking and illegal parking on open spaces.

Alternative options considered:

1)           That these areas of council-owned land at Anne Bartolomew Road, Thetford be transferred, at nil consideration to Peddars Way Housing Association to allow these areas of land and the adjacent garage block/forecourt to be redeveloped.

 

2)           That these areas of Council-owned land at Anne Bartolomew Road, Thetford be transferred, at the District Valuer’s valuation of £56,000, to Peddars Way Housing Association to allow these areas of land and the adjacent garage block/forecourt to be redeveloped.

 

3)           That these areas of Council-owned land at Anne Bartolomew Road remain within Breckland Council’s ownership.

Report author: Zoe Footer

Publication date: 12/06/2008

Date of decision: 10/06/2008

Decided at meeting: 10/06/2008 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/06/2008

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