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Acquisition 80, 80a, 82, 82a Wellington Road South Compulsory Purchase Order Resolution

Meeting: 22/12/2020 - Cabinet (Item 11)

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To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration.

 

The report seeks a Council in principal resolution to acquire, if necessary by CPO, a plot of land and buildings located on Wellington Road South. The land is required to bring forward improvements to the Railway Road and Wellington Road South junction.

 

The Cabinet is recommended to:-

 

(1) Agree in principle to the use of CPO powers, if necessary, to acquire land and property and existing rights and interests in the proposed order land, where acquisition by agreement is not possible;

 

(2) Agree to authorise officers to take all necessary steps to commence the process for the making, confirmation and implementation of a CPO, including securing the appointment of suitable external advisors and preparing all necessary CPO documentation;

 

(3) Note that a further report will be presented to the Cabinet to approve the making of a CPO and to confirm the extent of the order land to be acquired following the finalisation of the necessary preparatory work.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn on 0161-474-3700 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk  r Sue Stevenson on 0161 474 4351 or email: sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration (Councillor David Meller) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposed scheme for the widening of Railway Road, the reconfiguration of the junction, including improved cycle crossing facilities, and tie in with parallel zebra crossing with improved public realm and cycle route at the Wellington Road South and Railway Road junction that would require the acquisition of the land edged red on the plan attached to the report at Appendix 1. 

 

The Cabinet noted that attempts had been made by officers to acquire the land through agreement,  however these have been unsuccessful to date due to a sizeable difference in values between the parties.

 

RESOLVED  - (1) That it be agreement in principle be made to the use of CPO powers, if necessary, to acquire land and property and existing rights and interests in the proposed order land, where acquisition by agreement is not possible;

 

(2) That officers be authorised to take all necessary steps to commence the process for the making, confirmation and implementation of a CPO, including securing the appointment of suitable external advisors and preparing all necessary CPO documentation;

 

(3) That it be noted that a further report will be presented to the Cabinet to approve the making of a CPO and to confirm the extent of the order land to be acquired following the finalisation of the necessary preparatory work.


Meeting: 10/12/2020 - Economy & Regeneration Scrutiny Committee (Item 8)

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To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report sets out a proposal for the Council to acquire compulsorily land and existing rights and interests where agreement cannot be reached to implement a highway and public realm scheme at the junction of Wellington Road South and Railway Road.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contacts: Mark Glynn/Sue Stevenson on 0161 474 3700/4351 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk/sue.stevenson@stockport,gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) setting out a proposal for the Council to acquire land compulsorily and existing rights and interests where agreement cannot be reached to implement a highway and public realm scheme at the junction of Wellington Road South and Railway Road, Stockport.

 

The Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration (Councillor David Meller) attended the meeting to respond to Members’ questions.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.