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Compulsory Purchase Order for building programme on the Triangle Estate, EC1

Meeting: 07/02/2019 - Executive (Item 588)

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Reason for decision – as specified in the report.

Other options considered - none.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none

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2.1     That the Corporate Director for Resources, be authorised, in consultation with theExecutive member for Housing and Development  and the Service Director for Housing Needs and Strategy, to take all necessary steps, includingthe making of a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) under section 226(1)(a) of the Town andCountry Planning Act 1990 to ensure that the leasehold interests in the Land as described in the table below as well as any third party rights over the Land where attempts to negotiatea voluntary acquisition of the leasehold interest or third party rights in accordance with the development timetablehave failed, be agreed.


Table 2.1


Address ofpremises

Interest tobe acquired


Estate / Commercial





Goswell Road


a.    Commercial Head lease

b.    Commercial Sub-Lease

c.       Third party rights



2.2     That, where the Corporate Director of  Resources approves the making of a CPO, the Director of Law and Governance be authorised to take all necessary steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the CPO including the approval of agreements with the owners and any objectors for the withdrawal of objections to the CPO, the acquisition of interests by use of General Vesting Declarations or notices to treat, the settling of compensation and the acquisition of all interests in the properties on terms recommended by the Corporate Director of Resources be agreed.


2.3     That the Corporate Director of Resources be authorised to acquire any interests in land within the area of the Land by agreement and the making of payments equivalent to statutory compensation (or payments as are deemed reasonable in the circumstances) and the provision of property or services in lieu of compensation, in contemplation of the Order being made, be agreed.


2.4     That, if the CPO is confirmed, the Corporate Director of Resources be authorised to negotiate and agree the compensation amounts payable in compulsorily acquiring the interests, be agreed.


Reason for decision – to allow the development of new homes on the Triangle Estate.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.