Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Tracy Kelly, Deputy City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council constitution do hereby:


  1. Approve the grant of a 250 year lease to ForViva at St Mary’s Road, Eccles on the terms provisionally agreed.


  1. Approve the surrender back to the Council of the ground floor accommodation, following completion of the build, and the grant of a 25 year lease to Salford Foundation on the terms provisionally agreed.


  1. Delegate authority to the Executive Director Place in consultation with the Section 151 officer to: negotiate, agree and finalise the detailed terms of the transaction.


  1. Note the outcome of the advertising of the intention to dispose of an area of public open space under Section 123(1), (2a) of the Local Government Act 1972.


  1. Authorise the Shared Legal Service to prepare all necessary documentation and to take all steps which are required to give effect to the above recommendations.


The Reasons are to facilitate the development of affordable housing together with a new Women’s Centre


Options considered and rejected:             n/a


Assessment of Risk:                                    Low


The source of funding is:                            n/a


Legal Advice obtained:                               Karen Bennett- Shared Legal Service


Financial Advice obtained:                         Tony Thompstone- Strategic Finance Manager


Procurement Advice obtained:                  Not applicable


Climate change advice obtained:              Angela Martens - Asst Principal

                                                                       Development Surveyor



The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

Public/briefing report submitted to Property/Regeneration Briefing on 11 September 2023

Contact Officer:       

Angela Martens - Asst Principal Development Surveyor                     

Tel No 0161 779 6077


*           This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member

           /Strategic Director

*           The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the             Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.


Signed: Councillor Tracy Kelly     

Deputy City Mayor

Dated: 11 September 2023



*           This decision was published on Monday 11September 2023.                                             

*           This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 18 September

2023 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision-Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 11/09/2023

Date of decision: 11/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/09/2023 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Effective from: 19/09/2023

Accompanying Documents: