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Disposal of Land Adjacent to David Lewis Playing Fields and Peel Park pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Salford City Council - Record of Decision


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


  1. Note the outcome of the advertising of the intention to dispose of an area of public open space adjacent David Lewis Playing Fields and Peel Park, Salford under Section 123(1), (2a) of the Local Government Act 1972.


  1. Authorise the negotiation of terms for the disposal of land to the University of Salford, subject to a further report being bought forward for approval once the terms are agreed.


The Reasons are the disposal will allow the University of Salford to pursue an interest they have expressed in acquiring land situated to the north of their recent Peel Park Quarter student accommodation development to deliver a further phase of student accommodation on the site, subject to planning approval.



Assessment of Risk: Low


The source of funding is:    Not Applicable


Legal Advice Obtained: Yes - Azra Furheen   Tel: 0161 234 4173


Financial Advice obtained: Yes - Alex Archer, Finance Manager. Tel: 01617780498


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

Report submitted to the Property/Regeneration Briefing on 13 July 2020


Contact Officer:  John Nugent, Assistant Principal Development Surveyor

Tel No 0161 779 6072


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

The appropriate scrutiny panels to call-in the decision are the Overview and Scrutiny Board and the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.



Signed: Paul Dennett

City Mayor

Date: 13 July 2020



This decision was published on Monday 13 July 2020.

This decision will come in force at 4.00 pm on Monday 20 July 2020 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.



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