Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Sub-Committee were updated on the progress of their previous decisions on the sale of the site of the former Flash Ley Resource Centre, Stafford and considered details of more recent offers received following the invitation of final and best offers.
As the Local Member for the area, Mrs Trowbridge attended the meeting and spoke in support of the proposed development of the site to provide social and specialist housing.
Members briefly discussed the need to balance their duty to secure Best Consideration when disposing of sites, with community benefits which might result from less financially favourable options.
RESOLVED – That approval be given to the sale of the site of the former Flash Ley Resource Centre, Stafford to Seddon Developments Limited, Bolton (or any such legal entity created by that company for the purpose of delivering the proposed development on the site) on the Terms indicated in the report now submitted; upon successful completion of that sale, the previous proposed purchaser to be reimbursed with the deposit paid for the site less the costs incurred by the Council in processing the sale.
Publication date: 05/02/2020
Date of decision: 05/02/2020
Decided at meeting: 05/02/2020 - Property Sub-Committee
Effective from: 11/02/2020