Decision details

Proposed Compulsory Purchases of Gainsborough Public House and No.16 Branwhite Close

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.     Cabinet noted the regeneration plans for Lockleaze and the efforts made to acquire by agreement the Gainsborough Public House and 16 Branwhite Close sites.

2.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Deputy Mayor for Finance Governance and Performance to make and progress CPO’s under s 226 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the comprehensive redevelopment of the land shown edged red on the plan attached at Appendix A (i) – being the Gainsborough Public House, Gainsborough Square, Lockleaze and 16 Branwhite Close, Lockleaze (“the properties”), should negotiation fail.

3.     Cabinet authorised the Executive Director, Growth & Regeneration to take all steps and actions necessary (including defending any objections at a public inquiry) to negotiate and settle the payment of compensation so as to secure the acquisition of the properties for comprehensive redevelopment of the Branwhite Development Site.

Report author: Colin Molton

Publication date: 03/09/2019

Date of decision: 03/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/09/2019

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