The Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services to authorise the disposal of Ladesfield Care Home site, Vulcan Close, Whitstable, CT5 3LZ and to delegate authority to the Director of Infrastructure to finalise and enter into any necessary legal agreements.
Background and Options:
The site was a former operational Care Home, which has been closed and demolished. The site has been declared surplus, as KCC has no ongoing operational requirement for the site and the disposal process has been progressing, with the site marketed following the grant of Outline Planning consent for residential development.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;
Decision status: For Determination
Division affected: Whitstable West;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/02/2021
Anticipated restriction: Part exempt - View reasons
Decision due: Not before 5th Mar 2021 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services
Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services
Lead director: Rebecca Spore
Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing
Contact: Roderick Lemerle, Disposals Surveyor 03000 416385.
The Property Sub-Committee considered and endorsed the proposed decision at its meeting on 26 February 2021.
Financial implications: The sale of the property will result in a capital receipt for KCC, which will be used to support the Council’s capital programme and reduce operational property holding costs. The Council has followed a process in accordance with the Council’s best value obligations.
Legal implications: N/A – Legal documentation will be actioned to implement the sale.
Equalities implications: N/A