Decision details

Council Housing Growth Programme - Oldfield Lane Site Acquisition – Approval to Spend

Reference: D50691

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Resources and Housing:

a) Authorised the required expenditure to enable the programme to exchange contracts on the subject site at Oldfield Lane, upon the terms detailed in Confidential Appendix A.
These acquisitions to be funded from the Council Housing Growth Programme budget, via a combination of either retained Right to Buy receipts or Homes England Grant funding, blended with HRA borrowing.
b) Noted that approval was granted on 20th December 2019 by the Director of City Development for the acquisition for Housing & Resources, in order to facilitate the delivery of new council housing.

Wards Affected: Farnley and Wortley;

Contact: Katherine Pack-Jagger, Project Manager 0113 3782815 Email:

Publication date: 23/03/2020

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