Decision details

No. 33 Swann Lane (The "Coach House"), Cheadle Hulme, Stockport

Decision Maker: Executive

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive Meeting to considered a proposal to pursue a Compulsory Purchase Order for the purchase of the house known as the “Coach House” at No.33 Swann Lane Cheadle Hulme to bring the empty property back into beneficial residential use and have agreed


·         That the Council Solicitor be authorised to make and submit an Order pursuant to Section 17(1)(b) of the Housing Act 1985 to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for the purpose of acquiring the house known as the “Coach House” situate at No 33 Swann Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport for improvement and subsequent disposal of the house to a preferred developer in order to achieve the desired objective of bringing the house  back into beneficial residential use at the earliest opportunity. 


·         That the Corporate Director of Place be authorised to continue to explore the possibility of the house being acquired through voluntary means with whosoever has the capability and capacity to dispose of the house to the Council for the purposes intended.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: Cheadle Hulme South;

Decision Reference: ED1382

Contact: Louise Murphy, Services to Place Email:

Report author: Louise Murphy

Publication date: 29/02/2012

Date of decision: 27/02/2012

Decided at meeting: 27/02/2012 - Executive

Effective from: 07/03/2012

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