Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Resources and Reputation
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To seek approval for the transfer of the
freehold interest in the open space which is to be used as play
area, at the Hollinwood Lane Development, Calverton (the Play
Area), as shown edged red in the plan at Appendix 1, from Taylor
Wimpey (the Developer) to the Council.
Approval is granted to accept the transfer of the freehold of the Play Area for the Council to maintain going forward.
Transfer of the open space to the Council will
ensure that the land is managed in accordance with the
An alternative option could be not to adopt
the Play Area so that the Developer would either have to retain the
ownership of the Play Area or transfer it to a management company.
However, under this scenario the Council would have no future
control of the design, layout, repair and maintenance of the Play
Another option would be to transfer the Play Area to the local community however no such requests for transfer have been made at this time.
Publication date: 11/04/2019
Date of decision: 11/04/2019