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Property Disposals

Meeting: 13/03/2019 - Cabinet (Item 49)

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(a)                Agreed, in principle, that the land referred to below is no longer required to be held for the purposes for which the Council presently holds it and that it should be appropriated to planning purposes with a view to its subsequent disposal in due course:


·       Land at Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill

·       Hall Lane Pitch & Putt Course, Upminster


(b)                Authorised, for the purposes of (a) above and in accordance with section 122(2A) Local Government Act 1972 and section 233(4) Town and Country Planning Act 1990 that notices are placed in a local newspaper circulating in the area for two consecutive weeks expressing


      (i)     an intention to appropriate the land to planning purposes; and

 (ii)      an intention to dispose of the land following its appropriation.


(c)                Considered any objections to the intended appropriation and/or disposal before a decision to appropriate or dispose is made.


(d)                Agreed, in principle, following its appropriation for planning purposes, to the disposal of the land referred to above subject to (b) and (c) above.



The Property Disposals Report was presented to Cabinet by Councillor Roger Ramsey, the Cabinet Lead Member for Property and Finance. 


The report identifies two sites that do not appear to meet the Council’s approved criteria for property ownership and therefore need to be considered for disposal or self-development to meet  ...  view the full minutes text for item 49