Issue - decisions

Heygate rehousing: compulsory purchase order

10/02/2010 - Heygate rehousing: Compulsory Purchase Orders

Appendix 4 containing additional advice was circulated in respect of this item.




1.  That two compulsory purchase orders be made under section 226 (1) of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by section 99 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004)and section 13 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 for the acquisition of the land and new rights within the areas edged red and shown as sites one and two on the plan at appendix one of the report  for the purpose of securing the regeneration of the Heygate Estate in accordance with the provisions of the Southwark Plan.


2.  That the head of property be authorised to:


a)  take all necessary steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the compulsory purchase orders including the publication and service of all notices and the presentation of the Council’s case at Public Inquiry should one be called.


b)  to acquire all interests in land within the compulsory purchase order areas either by agreement or compulsorily.


c)  approve agreements with land owners setting out the terms for the withdrawal of objections to the Orders, including where appropriate seeking exclusion of land from the Orders and


d)  amend the boundaries of the Sites shown edged red on the plan at Appendix One should the need arise.


3.  That the resolution passed by major projects board on 30 July 2007 to make a compulsory purchase order covering a wider area be withdrawn.