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Decision details

St Michael’s Gate Short Term Lease Renewal - NOV19/CMDN/50

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Recreation, Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet Members:


1.    Approved the renewal of the current St Michael’s Gate lease until such a time as the acquisition of the freehold has completed, to a value up to and including £499,999.


2.    Approved the payment of any related professional fees of £1,950 + VAT.


Reasons for the decision:

In order to retain secure and legal occupation of this housing used for temporary accommodation.

Alternative options considered:

The Council could wait until the acquisition completes without a lease, however our lawyers have advised against this as the Council could be evicted with immediate effect.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Background Documents:

Publication date: 07/11/2019

Date of decision: 07/11/2019

Effective from: 13/11/2019

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