Decision details

Disposal of land, The Ridgeway, Hastings

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To declare surplus land at St Helens Down formerly the site of the building known as Ridgeway, and to agree the disposal of the St Helens Down site formed of the site of three demolished buildings (Pinehill Day Centre, Mount Denys and Ridgeway)


22.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer together with exempt information contained in a later report on the agenda.



22.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1)            approve the disposal of part of the site known as the Ridgeway (“the site”) shown in Appendix 1 in accordance with s123 of the Local Government Act 1992 and the Localism Act 2011;

2)            declare surplus part of the asset known as Ridgeway (“the property”) in Appendix 2;

3)            delegate authority to Chief Operating Officer to take all actions necessary to secure the disposal of the site, at best value in accordance with s123 of the Local Government Act 1972 and the Localism Act 2011; and

4)            to delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to proceed with the next best offer in the event of the sale not completing within the expected timelines.


22.3     The disposal of the asset will reduce revenue liabilities relating to the management and holding costs of this surplus asset.


Report author: Zoe Tweed

Publication date: 27/07/2022

Date of decision: 26/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/07/2022 - Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Effective from: 04/08/2022

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