Decision details

Land Sale - Parcel of Land Adjacent to 7 The Glebe, Magdalen Laver

Decision Maker: Housing & Community Services Portfolio Holder

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes



(1)   That the parcel of land adjacent to 7 The Glebe, Magdalen Laver, as shown at Appendix 1, which measures approximately 206 square metres, be sold to one of the owners of 7 The Glebe, Mrs Birch, for £20,000.


(2)   That a covenant be placed on the Title Deeds to:


(a)   Require the new owner and any successors in Title, to preserve all existing pipes and drains on the land so as not to damage them or obstruct access;


(b)   Require the new owner and any successors in Title, to maintain access rights for maintaining pipes and drains


(c)   Restrict the use of the land for garden use, save for the exceptions therein stated at paragraph three.


(3)   In accordance with the Housing Portfolio Holder Decision of 13 November 2018 (HSG-017-2018/19 refers), that an overage agreement be applied to the land, which in the event of a change of use or implementation of any planning permission, a further premium under overage provisions will be paid to the Council.  However, to better reflect the intention of the original decision, that the terms of the overage agreement be amended to permit the erection of a conservatory, garage or extension (subject to obtaining any necessary planning permission) without incurrence of a further premium.


(4)   That the new owner be required to pay the Council’s reasonable legal costs in connection with the sale.


Publication date: 10/09/2020

Date of decision: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 18/09/2020

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