Issue details

Leader's Urgent Decision - Setting a strategy to make a compulsory purchase order (CPO) of land in the Earls Court Opportunity Area

A report seeking approval of the council’s acquisition and Compulsory Purchase Order strategy in relation to the Earls Court Opportunity Area.

 

Reasons for urgency:

The council needs to urgently approve the approach to the CPO strategy to enable it to commence the order process and acquisition of land. The project has stalled with over 6 years of inactivity and uncertainty under current ownership.

 

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income over £5m & policies or new income, reserves use, overspend over £100K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: North End;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/04/2019

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The council needs to urgently approve the approach to the CPO strategy to enable it to commence the order process and acquisition of land. The project has stalled with over 6 years of inactivity and uncertainty under current ownership.

Report access: Open;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: April 2019 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member for the Economy

Lead director: Strategic Director of the Economy Department

Department: The Economy department (former Growth and Place)

Contact: Matthew Rumble Email: matt.rumble@lbhf.gov.uk, Mo Goudah Email: mo.goudah@lbhf.gov.uk.

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