Issue details

19/00080 - Disposal of the Former Sittingbourne AEC and land to the rear, College Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 1LF


KCC is to dispose of Sittingbourne Adult Education Centre and enter into an option agreement for the land to the rear. The vacant former AEC is a grade II listed former school building sitting on approximately 4.742 acres with approximately 2.7 acres of this as the former playing fields. The site was declared surplus to operational requirement and suitable for disposal.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Sittingbourne South;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: Not before 2nd Dec 2019 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services

Lead director: Rebecca Spore

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Alister Fawley (Tel: 07703289855).


Public consultation has been undertaken as required by service directorates.


This matter was discussed at the Policy and Resources Cabinet Committee meeting on 8th November 2019.

Financial implications: The sale of the property will result in a capital receipt for KCC and indirectly contribute to the dispense of its wider community services to its residents.

Legal implications: The conveyance will be conducted on behalf of KCC by Invicta Law.

Equalities implications: The capital receipt will be used by KCC where Equality Impact Assessments would be undertaken where appropriate in the dispense of its statutory duties and corporate operations.


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