Issue details

Grant a Protected Lease and a licence to alter of The Rock, 2 Thornberry Way, Slyfield Industrial Estate.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Stoke;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
When terms were agreed with this tenant, the letting was subject to a planning application by the proposed new tenant, which we weren’t confident would be approved. Once the application was approved it did not allow enough time for the key decision to be published.

Decision due: 15 Sep 2022 by Assistant Director: Assets and Property

Lead member: Lead Councillor for Finance and Property

Lead director: Joint Strategic Director - Place

Contact: Marieke van der Reijden, Assistant Director: Assets and Property Simon Goldsworthy Asset Management 01483 444593 A003.2.114 Email:

Consultation process

(a) Cllr Tim Anderson – Email 01/09/2022 at 18:42 agrees with proposal with no further comments being made.

(b) Cllrs Angela Gunning, James Walsh – informed of decision on 31/08/2022

(c) Graeme Smith – Email 07/09/2022 at 16:22 agrees with proposal with no further comments being made.

Source of authority to take decision: Council’s 04/04/2022 Constitution Part 3, Page 3-81 Para 3(a), Head of Asset Management (Climate Change Lead) in consultation with the appropriate lead councillor and subject to being satisfied that the Council will receive the best consideration reasonably obtainable: Subject to consultation with the Chief Finance Officer to accept terms for the granting, renewing, reviewing and varying of leases of Council owned land and property held in the General Fund