Decision details

OD/20/49 Lease Granted Raeburn Road

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council look to enter a lease of plot D Raeburn Road.


Decision made to enter into a lease at the above property. The Council owns the freehold of this property and has granted a ten-year lease to SA & ML Cars for the purpose of storage.



·       Opportunity to strategically manage the Council’s estate. The Council owns the freehold of the land. The area is designated as industrial land.

·       This is bare land with no services on the former Volvo Car site and was vacant for 11 months.

·       An independent valuation was obtained confirming the Market Rent. Incentives were agreed due to the investment required by the tenant including ground improvements and installation of palisade fencing.

·       There were no alternative sites to consider.

·       There are no Crime & Disorder, Equality, Social Value in Contracts, HR, Legal, or ICT implications.

Publication date: 27/11/2020

Date of decision: 12/10/2020

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