Decision details

Blackfriars and Quayside development sites Equalisation Agreement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for the City Council to enter into an the equalisation agreement with the Gloucestershire County Council.




1.    Authority be delegated to the Property Manager in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Regeneration & Economy, to agree terms for an equalisation agreement between the Councils.


2.    Authority be delegated to the Property Manager to agree any ancillary documentation that the City Council’s Solicitor considers necessary or desirable to enable the transaction to proceed.


3.    The proceeds be distributed on the basis of the percentage of the area that each authority’s site bears to the total area of the combined sites. This has been calculated at 43.45% for the City Council and 56.55% for Gloucestershire County Council. However, this figure may change if either party adjusts the site areas available for development.


Report author: Mark Foyn

Publication date: 08/02/2017

Date of decision: 08/02/2017

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/02/2017

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