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Agenda item

Alpha Street Car Park - Appropriation to Planning

Decision:

(a)  That the Alpha Street Car Park site (shown on the plan at Appendix 1 to the report) which belongs to the Council is no longer required for the purposes for which it is presently held;

 

(b)  To appropriate the Alpha Street Car Park site (shown on the plan at Appendix 1 to the report) which belongs to the Council for planning purposes to facilitate the carrying out of development, re-development or improvement on or in relation to that land.

Minutes:

The Director of Regeneration introduced a report that sought approval to appropriate the Alpha Street Car Park site to planning.  The Cabinet had already agreed the principle of disposing of the site for development as part of the Small Sites Development Strategy approved on 14th March 2016.

 

The intention was to utilise the site as a donor site to the residential element of the Old Library scheme to deliver 14 homes for affordable housing in accordance with the Section 106 agreement.  Cabinet approval was required to change the sites status from car parking to planning to enable this development.

 

After due consideration, the Cabinet agreed the recommendations in the report.

 

Resolved –

 

(a)  That the Alpha Street Car Park site (shown on the plan at Appendix 1 to the report) which belonged to the Council was no longer required for the purposes for which it was presently held;

 

(b)  To appropriate the Alpha Street Car Park site (shown on the plan at Appendix 1 to the report) which belonged to the Council for planning purposes to facilitate the carrying out of development, re-development or improvement on or in relation to that land.

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