Decision details

Grant Licence for access and works on Land part of The Park Barn Estate, Egerton Road GU2

Decision Maker: Assistant Director: Assets and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council has received a request to extend the Licence to occupy and carry out works to erect a crane for the removal of the footbridge that crosses over the railway line on Land part of The Park Barn Estate, Egerton Road, GU2.
The licence will continue in line with the following terms and conditions:
The licence extension will be granted to Surrey County Council.

The Grantees have agreed to pay a fee of £ £9,550 for the additional period of 27 weeks to expire on 31st December 2024 inclusive, plus our costs, which in accordance with the Council’s General Disposal Consent powers, provides the ‘best consideration reasonably obtainable’.

The Grantees will be required to obtain our approval for the continuation of their occupation to prepare the site, to erect a crane, and to carry out works on the Council’s land associated with the removal of the footbridge.

If you have any queries, then please contact Fiona Williams who will be happy to provide further information.

Reasons for the decision:

To grant Surrey County Council occupation to carry out works in connection with the removal of the footbridge on Land part of The Park Barn Estate, Egerton Road GU2, and to receive consideration for their occupation and use of the Council’s property during the period of the licence

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 13/06/2024 Constitution Part 3, Page 3-63 Para 3(b), Assistant Director of Assets and Property
in consultation with the appropriate lead councillor and subject to being satisfied that the Council will receive the best consideration reasonably obtainable:

To grant licences, easements, rights of way and wayleaves over Council owned land

Publication date: 04/07/2024

Date of decision: 04/07/2024