Issue details

Showfields, Tunbridge Wells - Disposal of Parcels of Land

Town & Country Housing have approached TWBC to acquire a number of small parcels of land that have remained in the ownership of the Council since the transfer of the housing stock to TCH. This is to consolidate their landholding as part of their plan to redevelop the Estate. The intention is to agree an option to purchase now & for the matter to complete once their own plans are ready to proceed. Currently there are 13 parcels amounting to a total of 454.9 m sq. The land are predominately footpaths or highway. The firm of GL Hearn were instructed to provide a valuation in September 2022 which was accepted by both parties. The total value of the parcels of land has been calculated at £27,134.
TCH are currently assessing whether other parcels may be required as part of the need to accommodate he cycle path that is planned to pass through the area


Decision type: Exec Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Broadwater;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 21 Sep 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Director of Finance, Policy and Development (Section 151 Officer)

Department: Property & Estates

Contact: Peter Benfield, Senior Estates Officer.

Consultation process

The Finance and Governance CAB will be consulted.


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