Issue details

19/00045 - Strategic Acquisition, Maidstone



The Approval to the Director of Infrastructure to progress with and enter into the necessary documentation to complete the acquisition of the aforementioned property in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Corporate and Democratic Services. The Decision will seek legal agreements to be actioned to complete the purchase of the relevant property.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Maidstone South;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

Decision due: Not before 25th Jun 2019 by Cabinet Member for Corporate and Democratic Services
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Corporate and Democratic Services

Lead director: Rebecca Spore

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Henry Clark, Estates Surveyor, Gen2 Tel: 03000 415947 Email:


Other consultation planned or undertaken:

Consultation with Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste,decision to be discussed at the Policy and Resources Cabinet Committee following negotiations on 13 June 2019.


Financial implications: Property holding costs, possible demolition costs, officer time, agency fees.

Legal implications: KCC’s interest in acquiring the property may lead to service of a Blight Notice by the owners, which could compel a purchase. Advice is being procured on this possibility.

Equalities implications: N/A.


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