Decision details

Surplus Asset - Department of Adult Social Services - Former Care Home, Meadowcroft, 304 Spital Road, Bromborough

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report by the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management sought authority to declare surplus to the Council’s requirements a former care home, Meadowcroft, Spital Road, Bromborough and sought authorisation to negotiate terms for its disposal to Age Concern Wirral.


The proposal was in support of the Council’s goal to reduce the running costs of the Council by improving the efficiency and value for money of the Council’s Services.  The savings in respect of the running costs of this building had been previously declared and the sale was not a Statutory duty.




(1)  the above asset be declared surplus and the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management be authorised to negotiate terms of disposal, by sale or lease, to Age Concern Wirral (ACW);


(2)  any proposed consideration for sale, established by an independent valuation, be reported back to the Cabinet; and


(3)  any lease at current market rates be dealt with under the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management’s Scheme of Delegation.

Publication date: 26/07/2011

Date of decision: 21/07/2011

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/08/2011

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