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Decision details

Facilitating the long term provision of a school playing field for Gloucester Road Primary School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the recommendation  to enter into a 125 year lease with one of the two Dioceses which own the playing field Gloucester Road School currently use in order to provide a more permanent solution for the school.




1.    The release of the restrictive covenant described in the report on the  land owned by Clifton Diocese described in the Background paper be approved in order to secure  a long lease of land at Alstone Croft Playing Field for  Gloucester Road Primary school as consideration for the release of certain requirements for the provision of a playing field contained  in an Agreement dated 21 December 2001 with Gloucestershire County Council


2.    Authority be delegated to the Head of Property and Asset Management, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance and the Borough Solicitor to negotiate and conclude such documents as may be necessary or advisable to put into effect the transaction described in recommendation 1.


Reason No Public Access: para 3, part (1) Schedule (12A) Local Government Act 1972

Contact: David Roberts Email: Email:

Report author: David Roberts

Publication date: 12/10/2017

Date of decision: 10/10/2017

Decided at meeting: 10/10/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/10/2017

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