BOROUGH OF POOLE
APPLICATION FOR CONSENT UNDER DELEGATED POWERS: DISPOSAL OF
OPEN SPACE: LAND ADJACENT TO 14-20 LAIDLAW CLOSE, TALBOT
VILLAGE, POOLE: REPORT OF THE ACTING HEAD OF PROPERTY SERVICES
1. REASON FOR THE REPORT
1.1 Leisure Services declared this open space as surplus to requirements, stating
that there is an exceptional circumstance that meets the necessary criteria for
disposal under the Borough policy as there is no practical public access to the
land that does not involve trespass. Further more, the land is of little visual
1.2 All Heads of Service Units and Councillors were contacted and no objections
to the disposal received.
1.3 Under Section 123 (2A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the disposal to be
advertised in the local press.
2. DECISION REQUIRED
2.1 That consent be given to proceed with the disposal of open space land
adjacent to 14-20 Laidlaw Close, Talbot Village, Poole.
3.1 Details of Consent Required
4.1 Purchase price as detailed:
Property Owner Agreed Price
14 Laidlaw Close Mr Corrie ?8,350.00
16 Laidlaw Close Mr Brown ?2,50.00
18 Laidlaw Close Mr West ?2,800.00
20 Laidlaw Close Mr Pike ?2,500.00
Total - ?16,150.00
4.2 The land to be sold with the Borough’s usual covenants and be restricted for
garden use only with no buildings / structures to be erected.
4.3 Each plot shown on the plan to be sold to the adjoining owner and the
exchange of contracts be simultaneous.
4.4 Each owner to be responsible for erecting and maintaining fences to the
boundaries to be agreed.
4.5 Each owner to pay all of the Borough’s reasonable legal fees and surveyors
ACTING HEAD OF PROPERTY SERVICES
Tel: 01202 261267