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Decision details

Besson Street Re-development

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Damien Egan, the Mayor agreed that:


(1) the process carried to date be noted;


(2) the Council pursue the scheme for Besson Street, to deliver around 230

homes for private rent with 35% at “living rent” levels through partnership with

a joint venture partner;


(3) the Strategic case for this approach be approved;


(4) the appropriation of the Council owned land shown hatched black in an

attached plan 1, from housing purposes to planning purposes be approved

under Section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972 as set out in section 10;


(5) Officers investigate future sites for further delivery; and


(6) the position and work carried out to date on the Achilles Street estate be


Publication date: 14/07/2016

Date of decision: 13/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 13/07/2016 - Mayor and Cabinet

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