Decision details

The Demolition of Wessex House and Intended Land Use

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the demolition of Wessex House, and broadly outline the intended use of the land.




(1)  Wessex House be demolished and,


(2)  the site be redeveloped to provide accommodation to assist the Council in discharging its duty to secure accommodation for eligible persons under the Housing Act 1996 or to lever further opportunities to meet this need.


(3) authority will be delegated to the Head of Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhoods, The Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economy, Council Solicitor and Section 151 Officer to identify appropriate procurement options for the site.


Publication date: 08/11/2019

Date of decision: 06/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 06/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/11/2019

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