Decision Maker: Joint Strategic Director - Place
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the
transfer of the land and buildings known as East Horsley Bowls
Club, St Martins Close, East Horsley, KT24 6SU to the Council
Housing Revenue Account (HRA), following the tenants surrendering
their lease and the property being declared surplus.
The property was originally residential housing before being converted to a community building. It is to be sold to the HRA, by way of internal transfer, for the purposes of being returned to residential use.
The bowls green will be retained and landscaped for the benefit of local residents.
The building has been independently valued at £340,000
In accordance with the Council’s General Disposal Consent powers, this transaction provides the ‘best consideration reasonably obtainable’.
If you have any queries, then please contact Damien Cannell who will be happy to provide further information. This issue was first published on the Forward Plan: Issue details - Transfer of General Fund Property to the Housing Revenue Account - Guildford Borough Council
Sale to the Housing Revenue Account
The Property was considered for Community use
however the Council’s Community Services Team have confirmed
that there is no requirement for community use locally. The
building also sits within a sheltered accommodation setting and is
therefore most suited to a return to residential
Publication date: 01/09/2022
Date of decision: 19/09/2022
Effective from: 09/09/2022