Decision details

Church Street (Site A) Serving Demolition Notices

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Authorisation for the Council to serve Initial Demolition Notices to all Church Street, Site A occupants (residing in blocks Blackwater, Cray, Ingrebourne, Lambourne and Pool House), which will in effects suspend all Right to Buy applications.


That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration:


(a)            Authorised the principle of serving of Demolition Notices (Initial and Final) in accordance with the Housing Act 1985, on Church Street Site A residents (being residents at Blackwater House, Cray House, Ingrebourne House, Lambourne House and Pool House such properties more particularly set out in section 5.5 of this report), and

(b)            Delegated approval of all related documentation and service of such Demolition Notices (Initial and Final) on Church Street Site A residents to the Executive Director of Growth Planning and Housing.


Reasons for Decision


The reason for this decision is that the Council anticipates demolition of properties in Site A within a period of seven years and therefore it is desirable to serve appropriate notices to reduce risk and cost for the Council.

Publication date: 06/11/2020

Date of decision: 06/11/2020

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