Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(i)         Acceptance of the transfer of Plot 11 (House No.12) Avocet Place, Clacton Road, Thorrington, Colchester, Essex to the Council as an Affordable Housing Dwelling; and


(ii)        Acquiring a shareholding in Avocet Place Management Company Ltd (Company No. 11084219) with the official representative of the Council to be nominated by the Chief Executive.

Reasons for the decision:

If the Council did not accept the property, the Affordable Housing Contribution agreed as part of the S106 Agreement and Planning Permission would not be met.


In addition this 3 bedroomed bungalow will form part of the Council’s Housing Stock.

Alternative options considered:

Not to accept the property or acquire a shareholding in the management company, would result in the affordable housing being lost.

Publication date: 09/09/2019

Date of decision: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

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