Decision details

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Services)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council is the owner of the former Marks and Spencer store building. The lease to Marks and Spencer remains in force. Marks and Spencer has requested consent to underlet the whole building to a local charity.
The underletting would be contrary to the terms of the lease to Marks and Spencer.
It is understood that discussions relating to long term users of the building are ongoing.
It is understood that the proposed undertenant currently occupies two premises in the town.


Not to agree the proposed underletting.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 -
Agree to the proposed underletting
Option 2 -
Not agree to the proposed underletting

Publication date: 09/01/2020

Date of decision: 09/01/2020