Decision details

Land at Castell Road, Dereham

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To decide whether Breckland District Council should formally object to an application made by Dereham Town Council for registration of Breckland Council-owned Slough Plantation and land at Castell Road as a new Town Green.


That an objection to an application made by Dereham Town Council to register Breckland Council owned land at the Slough Plantation and at Castell Road, Dereham as a Town Green be submitted to Norfolk County Council, as the Commons Registration Authority, on the basis that such designation would impede the future potential value of the site. 

Reasons for the decision:

As a landowner, it is imperative that Breckland Council protected the potential value of this asset although it is aware of the wider community issues.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1


To object to the application (see report).


Option 2


Not to object to the application (see report).

Report author: Zoe Footer

Publication date: 22/11/2012

Date of decision: 20/11/2012

Decided at meeting: 20/11/2012 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/11/2012

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