Decision details

Bridge Close, Romford - Purchase of Residential Properties on Waterloo Road and Oldchurch Road

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




  • Agreed to the Council entering into direct negotiations with landowners to purchase up to 23 residential properties on Waterloo Road and Oldchurch Road, Romford through private treaty.


  • Agreed to delegate to the Director of Regeneration authority to take all necessary steps to enable and complete the acquisitions outlined in Resolution 1 above following consultation with the Director of Finance; that includes the authority to approve the terms to enable of the acquisition by private treaty, any financial arrangements for relocation of current land owners or tenants, completion of relevant agreements and appointments of relevant professionals.


  • Agreed following agreement on resolutions 1 and 2 above to agree to recommend to Council to include sufficient financial provision as set out in Appendix A, to enable the private treaty purchase of the 23 residential properties on Waterloo Road and Oldchurch Road, Romford.


  • Noted that the transfer of the properties acquired via this Cabinet decision may be transferred to the Bridge Close Regeneration LLP in accordance with the terms set out in the Land Acquisition Strategy, the Land Agreement and the Members Agreement. 


Publication date: 06/12/2018

Date of decision: 29/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 29/11/2018 - Cabinet

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