{meta} Decision - Land at Liverpool Street/Kara Street, Langworthy

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 Land at Liverpool Street and Kara Street, Langworthy


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


1.    Approve the disposal of the subject site, namely land at Liverpool Street and Kara Street to Salix Homes on the provisionally agreed terms and conditions.


2.    Approve the enhanced specification of the 17 units to be acquired by the City Council to meet Passivhaus “low carbon/low energy use” principles, noting  that further information will be provided once the detailed costings have been determined.


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


4.    Note that discussions are taking place for Salford City Council to potentially acquire another 5 units within the scheme that will be reported separately.


The Reasons: To dispose of a surplus Council property and progress the regeneration of the Langworthy area.


Assessment of Risk is Low


The source of funding: Shared Ownership Affordable Housing Revenue Program and the Council’s Housing Revenue Account


Legal Advice obtained:  Yes - Michelle Brice, Solicitor. Tel: 0161 219 6303 


Financial Advice obtained:  Yes - Alex Archer, Finance Manager Tel: 0161 778 0498


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

Report submitted to Property and Regeneration Briefing on 11 May 2020

Contact Officer: Jane Ashworth Development Surveyor Tel No 0161 779 6092


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 Monday 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

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Accompanying Documents: