(i) that the Group Leader Assets be authorised to formally agree terms for the private treaty purchase of the property;
(ii) that post purchase the Service Director Regeneration and Culture be authorised to procure a demolition contractor and associated surveys for the site;
(iii) that following the appointment of a preferred demolition contractor a further report be presented including the costs for demolition, site clearance and works required to support the emerging public realm and servicing strategy of the town centre;
(iv) that on obtaining vacant possession of the property, the land and property be appropriated for development purposes;
(v) that the Executive Director Core Services be authorised to complete the above transactions subject to all necessary planning permissions being obtained where necessary; and
(vi) that the Service Director Regeneration and Culture be authorised to:
In compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules, and necessary for any aspect of the project and appoint the successful tenderers; and/or consider whether the works, services or goods can be provided in-house, subject to value for money considerations.