Issue details

21/00022 - Disposal of the former Ladesfield Care Home site, Vulcan Close, Whitstable, CT5 3LZ

Proposed decision:

 

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.

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

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