Decision details

Get Building Fund - Stronger Communities - Use of Compulsory Purchase Powers

Decision Maker: Director: Prosperity & Investment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Delegated Officer Report seeking in principle approval to use Compulsory Purchase Powers to acquire third party interests at Glebe Street, York Street, St Johns Street and Nelson Court.  Approval to be sought in accordance with Full Council report dated 26 November 2020.


1.         That the Director: Prosperity and Investment authorises the exercise by the Council of its CPO powers to acquire under section 17 Housing Act 1985 for the purposes of bringing forward the comprehensive redevelopment of the Site (Appendix 1 of the report) for new and improved housing.


2.         a) the Council exercises its powers pursuant to section 16 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and / or section 5A Acquisition of Land Act 1981 to require owners and occupiers of the Site to provide information about their ownership or occupation


b) the appointment (as required) of a firm of Land Referencing agents to carry out a land referencing exercise for the purposes of preparing a schedule of interests in the Site and a map both required for the purposes of making a CPO.

Publication date: 21/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/07/2021

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