Decision details

Transfer of Pinemoor Allotments and Open Green Space to Weymouth Town Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Dorset Council stepped in to complete the works to create allotments at Pinemoor which were required, as a result of a Section 106, Town & Country Planning Act 1990, to be provided by a developer of a adjoining property development after they fell into financial difficulty. Work to the allotments is now almost completed and terms have been agreed with Weymouth Town Council for the transfer of the asset. "


(i)         That the appropriation of the land known as Pinemoor Allotments and Open Green Space from being held by Dorset Council under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to being held under the Local Government Act 1972, be approved and


(ii)        That the disposal/transfer of the land at a disposal price of one pound (which is less than best consideration) to Weymouth Town Council on terms to be agreed by the Executive Director of Place, be approved.


Reason for the decision


To promote and assist in the delivery of the proposed allotments in accordance with the provisions of the Section 106 Agreement dated 22nd May 2006, varied by a Deed dated 8th March 2012.   Where there is a Town Council for an area, the responsibility for allotments lies with them. 


Report author: Dave Thompson

Publication date: 07/04/2021

Date of decision: 06/04/2021

Decided at meeting: 06/04/2021 - Cabinet

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