Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Kent County Council (KCC) has a long ground lease interest in a site known at Dartford Youth Centre (DYC). The land is located in the Temple Hill area of Dartford. The land upon which DYC is built; is owned by Dartford Borough Council (DBC) who is landlord to the County Council.
The centre requires complete refurbishment to bring it into reasonable repair. Most of the property has been occupied by a private gym operator who wishes to take a long lease of the entire property. The present operator wishes to take a long lease to enable it raise funds for refurbishment.
The Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services agrees to:
- Sublease the Dartford Youth Centre to Europa Weightlifting Club for a period of 30 years; and
- Delegate authority to the Director of Infrastructure to take relevant actions, including but not limited to, entering into necessary contracts as required to implement this decision.
Publication date: 30/06/2020
Date of decision: 30/06/2020
Effective from: 08/07/2020