Decision details

Grant lease of land known as Land east of Queensleigh, Salmons Road, Effingham for use as a garden

Decision Maker: Assistant Director: Assets and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

To approve the grant of the lease of land known as Land east of Queensleigh, Salmons Road, Effingham for use as a garden to commence as soon as possible in line with the following terms and conditions:

For the grant of a new lease the rent will be £1,050 pa.

The agreed term is 2 years, which is subject to a mutual break clause on giving no less than 3 months’ written notice.

The Tenant will be permitted to use the land as a garden to be kept laid to grass.

The rent will be payable in advance on the date of the agreement and on the first anniversary of the date of the agreement. The Council will collect ‘back rent’ on completion of the new agreement for the period from 18/04/22 to 30/05/22 when horse grazing ceased under the previous agreement.

The Tenant is to pay the Council’s legal and surveyor’s fees.

Reasons for the decision:

To formalise the use of the property by the occupier and receive a fee income from the use of the Council’s property.

Alternative options considered:

The decision meets the statutory / policy requirements for the Council and there were no alternative options available.

Publication date: 20/03/2023

Date of decision: 20/03/2023