Decision details

Lease of Additional Land - Kew Woods Primary School

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Regulatory, Compliance and Corporate Services

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject land is already included within the boundaries of Kew Woods Primary School which converted to an Academy following the grant of a Lease to Southport Learning Trust on 1st April 2019. For the reasons explained in the report the land was not conveyed to the Academy. The purpose of this report it to seek approval to grant a new Lease which will formally transfer the land to Southport Learning Trust.





1)    The Chief Legal and Democratic Officer be authorised to grant the Southport Learning Trust a Lease of the subject land as detailed within the report.

2)    That a Letter of Consent be issued to the Southport Learning Trust permitting them to undertake the works detailed within the report.

3)    That the Southport Learning Trust be permitted to undertake the works in advance of the Lease being completed subject to entering into a Licence for Works


Reasons for the Decision(s):


The land is already occupied by Kew Woods Primary School so the intention is to formalise the transfer of the land.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)


The Council will retain ownership of the land and will be required to maintain the same. Not transferring the land would also prevent Kew Woods Primary School from being managed and operated effectively and may affect grant funding being obtained for the future development of the same due to the lack of control over the land.



Publication date: 01/06/2021

Date of decision: 02/06/2021

Effective from: 10/06/2021

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