Decision details

Disposal of Surplus Land at Mount Pleasant Car Park

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report seeks Cabinet’s authority for the disposal of a surplus land asset known as Mount Pleasant Car Park in Mount Pleasant Avenue, Royal Tunbridge Well.




1. That the disposal of the land referred to in the report and appendices be approved.


2. That delegated authority be granted to the Head of Economic Development and Property, in consultation with the Director of Finance, Policy and Development, the Monitoring Officer and the Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance to negotiate and agree terms of the disposal, provided this satisfies the Council’s best value requirements be approved.


3. That the Head of Mid Kent Legal Services be authorised to negotiate and complete all necessary and ancillary legal documentation and formalities to give effect to these recommendations and the disposal of the land be approved.


4. That the Director of Finance, Policy and Development in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Performance be given delegated authority to negotiate and complete all necessary future leases and other formalities as a consequence of this disposal be approved.



REASON FOR DECISION: To deliver best value to the Council in terms of the capital income from the sale.

Report author: Jonathan White

Publication date: 27/10/2023

Date of decision: 26/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 26/10/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/11/2023

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