Decision details

EMD - Purchase by Agreement of 7 Coleridge Street, Blackburn. BB2 Individual property

Decision Maker: Executive Member Decisions

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Purchase by agreement of individual long term empty property at 7 Coleridge Street, Blackburn.


That the Executive Member:


Upon being satisfied that:

a) it would contribute to the economic, social and environmental well-being of the borough;

b) there is a compelling case in the public interest in bringing empty properties back into use.

c) sufficient funds exist for carrying the resolution into effect.


2.1 Authorise the Strategic Director for Growth and Development to agree terms for the acquisition by agreement, therefore negating the requirement to use compulsory purchase powers to ensure that this property is brought back into use.

Report author: PMO Growth

Publication date: 12/04/2024

Date of decision: 12/04/2024

Decided at meeting: 12/04/2024 - Executive Member Decisions

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