Decision details

Wheatsheaf Close - Self-Build Project

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the use of Wheatsheaf Close for a self build project




1)        Wokingham Housing Limited or another council-owned Local Housing Company be selected as the development partner for Wheatsheaf Close;


2)        the Council transfers the land at Wheatsheaf Close to a council-owned housing company for the purposes of delivering a self-build project on terms to be agreed by the Director of Corporate Services in consultation with the Executive Member for Health and Wellbeing, Adult Social Care and Housing, and the Executive Member for Finance, HR and Corporate Resources;


3)        the site, subject to Recommendation 1 above, is appropriated for planning purposes under section 227 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and Section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972;


4)       the development brief and self-build delivery approach for the site be approved;


5)       the transfer of land for the site will be subject to Wokingham Housing Limited (WHL) securing an outline planning consent for the scheme and the necessary Board approvals.


Wards Affected: Winnersh;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1066

Contact: Victoria Higgins Email: Tel: 0118 974 6562.

Report author: Victoria Higgins

Publication date: 31/01/2019

Date of decision: 31/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 31/01/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 09/02/2019

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