Decision details

Various land transactions at former Our Ladys School, Vaughan Street, Royton [Royton South]

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The purpose of the report is to seek approval for the Council to;
- Accept the decision made by the Charitable Trust Committee on 26 November 2018 and 13 June 2019 following an Order from the Charity Commission to permit a land swap of land art Shaw Road End Park held by the Council in its statutory capacity and as Charitable Trustee and;
- Enter into a range of property transactions with the Salford Roman Catholic Diocesan Trustees ('the Diocese') in respect of several areas of land at or adjoining the former Our Ladys School as detailed in the report.


RESOLVED - That the Council proceed with Option 2 and therefore look to;
- Enter into the charitable land swap utilising the land shaded pink (which is held by the Council as charity trustee) and the land hatched yellow (which is held by the Council in its statutory capacity) and;
- Complete a range of property transactions with the Diocese. The provisionally agreed heads of terms are set out in Appendix Two.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - Do nothing.
Option 2 - Proceed with the land transactions.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Do nothing.

Publication date: 16/07/2019

Date of decision: 16/07/2019

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