Decision Maker: Chief Operating Officer
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
At his decision-making meeting on 27 June 2023
the Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change delegated
authority to the Chief Operating Officer to take all actions
necessary to secure the disposal of the site at best value in
accordance with s.123 of the Local Government Act 1972, and to
agree the terms of the disposal and other documentation required;
and delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to proceed
with the next best offer(s) in the event of the sale.
Approval to sell the freehold of the site, split into three separate lots. The site has been declared to be surplus to East Sussex County Council’s requirements.
Approval to sell the property for an agreed
sum following an extensive marketing period via a specialist local
An option to continue to hold the property was
considered but deemed not to be appropriate for this particular
asset, given that is agricultural in nature.
Publication date: 08/11/2023
Date of decision: 07/11/2023
Effective from: 15/11/2023