Decision details

Appropriation of land relating to Weyside Urban Village

Decision Maker: Joint Executive Head: Assets and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Pursuant to s122 of the Local Government Act 1972 the Council owned land be appropriated for planning purposes in connection with the implementation of the WUV scheme in accordance with the consent granted by the Secretary of State pursuant to section 8 of the Allotments Act 1925.

As a separate matter, to approve the appropriation of a small area of land outside but adjacent to the allotment land that was omitted from the plan of the land appropriated by the Council for planning for the WUV scheme in July 2021. The consent of the Secretary of State is not required to enable the Council to appropriate this land for another purpose.

See background and plan below.

Reasons for the decision:

Appropriation for planning purposes to enable redevelopment for housing as part of the WUV scheme.

Alternative options considered:

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

Source of Authority to take Decision:

Council’s 21/7/2023 Constitution Part 3, Page 3-65 Para 1, allows the Executive Head: Assets and Property:

To undertake the general management and control of the Council’s land and property holdings and to achieve the best economic and social use of land and buildings, including their appropriation for the purposes of achieving the Council’s priorities.

Publication date: 22/02/2024

Date of decision: 22/02/2024

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