Decision details

Aequus Construction Limited - Approval of Development Proposal

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek shareholder approval for the provision of funding for Aequus Construction Limited to deliver a housing development scheme in Bath.


Approval to progress the purchase and development of the Sladebrook Road site.

Reasons for the decision:

To enable ADL to succeed in delivering returns to the Council, it must have development sites to develop.


This decision is not subject to call in by virtue of part 4 D (1) of the Council’s Constitution which specifically excludes from call in decisions of the Leader acting in their capacity as Shareholder of a Local Authority Company owned or operated by the Council.

Alternative options considered:

To refuse shareholder consent to the request which would limit the ability of ACL to operate and compete in the marketplace.

Publication date: 04/02/2019

Date of decision: 31/01/2019

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