Decision details


Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive Member for Economy and Regeneration presented a report which Update on the proposed redevelopment of the Claremont Centre/Chapel road site, Sale and associated relocation of Trafford Music Service and Stretford Library. In January 2022 the Executive approved a feasibility study to facilitate the above. This paper provides an update on that work and the proposed next steps.


RESOLVED: That the Executive


           i)   Note the progress made;


ii)  Note the proposals for Claremont Centre and the progress on the

     relocation of Stretford Library;


iii) Approve and authorise the development of 5 houses on the Chapel

     Road site (the Development) now a viable scheme has been



iv) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place to:


a.    Undertake the Development.


b. engage external professional resources as required to assist

    in implementing the Development.


c.     Commission, submit and/or authorise as appropriate:


                                i) an application for planning permission.


ii) any surveys/investigations where such surveys will

manage the risks associated with the Development and/or assist with the preparation, submission and resolution of a planning permission application, or any other usual pre-development survey or investigation.


                           iii) any further study or design required for the



                                 iv) any demolitions or physical alterations that will either

                                 reduce the risks associated or accelerate the



d.    Negotiate and finalise any agreement contract or other

documents required to deliver the Development and any associated disposals;


                      e.agree any licence or approve the grant of any easement or

                         lease or any other disposal, including where that disposal

                         taken in isolation would constitute a disposal at undervalue,

                         which is designed or intended to implement or facilitate the  



f.      authorise a marketing, pricing and disposal strategy and

                                 authorise the sale of plots, either individually or in blocks,  

                                 including the anticipated or actual capital receipt exceeds



             v) That the Director of Legal and Governance be authorised to enter

                  into all legal agreements required to implement the above



Publication date: 29/11/2023

Date of decision: 27/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 27/11/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 07/12/2023

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