Decision details

Offerton Precinct (EDR4)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek a decision to agree the process to progress the future redevelopment of Offerton Precinct.


The Executive Meeting considered an update on the redevelopment of Offerton Precinct and detailed options for progressing the redevelopment of the site and agreed that


·         the current request of Tenbest (the developer) to vary the Development Agreement as set out in confidential Appendix 2 to the report be approved;

·         in the event that Tenbest is unable to comply with the revised terms of the agreement by the end of November 2012, the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services, in consultation with the Service Director (Place Development and the Executive Councillors (Governance & Corporate Services) and (Economic Development & Regeneration) be authorised to proceed in line with Option 2 in the report and to declare the intention to serve a General Vesting Declaration by 12 December 2012 and to take such action as is necessary to secure the redevelopment of the site;

·         in the event that the General Vesting Declaration is served without funding from Tenbest being available, approval be given to any interim costs being funded through the use of prudential borrowing which would be financed by the future capital receipt from the disposal of the site; and

·         Roger Hannah and Co be appointed as Compulsory Purchase Order valuers on behalf of the Council for this project.


(Note: this report included information ‘Not for Publication’ contained within its appendices that was circulated to executive councillors only)

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: Offerton;

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: No

Decision Reference: ED1415

Forward Plan Reference: EDR4

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Corporate, Resource Management & Governance


Other comments should be submitted in writing to officers named.

Contact: Paul Lawrence, Services for Place Email: Tel: 0161-474-4515, George Perrin, Services to Place Email: Tel: 0161-474-4510.

Report author: Paul Lawrence, Barry Khan

Publication date: 22/08/2012

Date of decision: 20/08/2012

Decided at meeting: 20/08/2012 - Executive

Effective from: 30/08/2012

Accompanying Documents: