Decision details

RULE 15 Proposed sale of land at East Keynsham for a planned Primary School

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, Communities and Culture, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Resources

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The report covers the background to the proposed transfer, identifies the benefits arising from this and addresses key financial, legal and other considerations.


The Cabinet Members agree that authority is delegated to the Head of Estates to complete the transfer of the asset at less than best consideration.

Reasons for the decision:

A new state-funded academy will be built and funded by the Department for Education.

Alternative options considered:

Delivery of the school by the Council

Other site locations for the school were considered.

Publication date: 08/06/2021

Date of decision: 08/06/2021

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