Decision details

Appropriation of land for housing purposes at 300 Harrow Road

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Summary of Decision

The Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Services and the Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Renters, has approved the appropriation of the Council’s land at 300 Harrow Road shown edged blue in the plan attached at Appendix A (the Site) pursuant to section 232 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 from planning purposes to the purposes of Part II of the Housing Act 1985 (housing purposes).      


The Cabinet Member has delegated authority to the Executive Director for Regeneration, Economy and Planning in consultation with the Director of Law to deal with any necessary arrangements to record the appropriation of the Site for Housing purposes including the transfer of the land from the General Fund account to the HRA at the current red book value.



Reasons for Decision


Appropriation for housing purposes is required to properly account for the completed social rent homes at the Council’s development at 300 Harrow Road. Until the appropriation is complete, the homes can not be let to residents as the Council is required to hold all homes in the HRA.


Publication date: 12/04/2024

Date of decision: 22/04/2024

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