{meta} Decision - Land at Vicars Hall Road, Boothstown

Decision details

Decision Maker: Property / Regeneration Briefing

Decision status: Item Called In

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision

Title: Disposal of land at Vicars Hall Road, Boothstown


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


1. Note the outcome of the advertising of the intention to dispose of an area of

public open space at Vicars Hall Lane, Boothstown under Section 122(1) of

the Local Government Act 1972.


2. Approve the disposal of land at Vicars Hall Lane, Boothstown, subject to any

minor variations in the Premium.


3. Approve the transfer of the access strip adjacent to the land from Peel to the

Council, subject to any minor variations in the Premium and approval to the onward sale of that access strip from the Salford City Council to Bellway Homes Limited.


4. Authorise the Shared Legal Service to negotiate, agree and complete the

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


The Reasons: To progress the disposal of the site for development.


Assessment of Risk is Low


The source of funding: N/A


Legal Advice obtained:  Yes 

Michelle Brice, Solicitor. Tel: 0161 219 6303


Financial Advice obtained:  Yes

Alex Archer, Finance Manager Tel: 0161 778 0498


Procurement Implications n/a


HR Implications n/a




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

Report submitted to Property/Regeneration Briefing on 11 May 2020

Contact Officer: John Nugent        Tel No 0161 779 6072


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

The appropriate scrutiny panel(s) to call-in the decision are the Overview and Scrutiny Board, or the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.


Signed: Paul Dennett

City Mayor

Date 11 May 2020


This decision was published on Monday, 11 May 2020.

This decision will come in force at 4.00 pm on 18 May 2020 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.




Publication date: 12/05/2020

Date of decision: 11/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 11/05/2020 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Issue status: The decision is currently being reconsidered

Accompanying Documents: