{meta} Decision - Brackley Golf Course, Little Hulton

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


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


1     Approve the disposal of the subject site to Bellway Homes Ltd in accordance with the arrangements set out within the Collaboration Agreement dated 23rd March 2018 between the City Council and Avonfield Limited (“Avonfield”), Pinebrook Limited (“Pinebrook”) and MHE Investments Limited (“MHE”) on the terms and conditions as detailed in this report.

2     Approve the variation of the Collaboration Agreement to provide for the gross proceeds to be split between the Parties so that the Council receives an £18.5 million receipt representing 47.06% of the sale proceeds.

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


The Reasons are to allow the disposal of the land and to allow its development.


Options considered and rejected:   n/a


Assessment of Risk:                                    Low


The source of funding is:                            n/a



Legal Advice obtained:                               Deborah Scott


Financial Advice obtained:                         Chris Hesketh


Procurement Advice obtained:                  Anthony Hilton


Climate Change Implications Obtained:   Mike Hemingway



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

Public/briefing report submitted to Property/Regen Briefing on 22 November 2022

Contact Officer:  Peter Openshaw, Asst Director, Environment and Community Safety

Tel: 0161 793 3050



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 John Merry                                                            

Deputy City Mayor

Dated: 22 November 2022                                                      



This decision was published on Monday 22 November 2022.                                              

This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 29 November 2022                                   unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 22/11/2021

Date of decision: 22/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 22/11/2021 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Accompanying Documents: