{meta} Decision - Former Council Offices Astley Road, Irlam

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


Title:Disposal of the former Council Offices, Astley Road, Irlam


I, Paul Dennett, City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council’s constitution do hereby:-


1.    Subject to the grant of Planning consent approves the disposal of the site to Seddon Construction (“Seddon”) for a term of 250 years on the agreed terms and conditions set out in Appendix 1. Seddon will assign the lease to Great Places Housing Association who will contract with Seddon to build 27 residential units for Great Places  with 10 units being for Shared Ownership, 6 Units for Affordable Housing, 6 Units for Social Housing and 5 units being sold to Derive.


2.    Instructs the Joint Legal Service to conclude all documentation as shall be necessary to give effect to the agreed terms.


3.    Authorises completion of all necessary documentation and the taking of all steps which are expedient to give effect to the above recommendations.  


The Reason: Disposal of surplus property.


Assessment of Risk is Low


The source of funding: N/A


Legal Advice obtained:  Yes – Gaynor Corfe, Shared Legal Service – 234 3118


Financial Advice obtained:  Yes – Alex Archer, Finance Manager  0498


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

Report submitted to Property/Regen Briefing on 27 June 2019

Contact Officer: Bhav Chauhan              

Tel No 0161 779 6101


This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member or Strategic Director

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




Signed: Paul Dennett

City Mayor

Dated: 27 June 2019




This decision was published on Tuesday 9 July 2019                                              

This decision will come in force at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 16 July 2019 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.




Publication date: 09/07/2019

Date of decision: 27/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/06/2019 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Effective from: 17/07/2019

Accompanying Documents: