Decision details

Liscard Hall

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To report back on future use of site


The Director of Law, HR and Asset Management presented a report which advised Members of the necessary demolition of Liscard Hall, following a fire in the building and the options, which the Council may wish to consider with regard to the future of the site of the Hall and depot buildings.


The following options were presented:


Option 1 - To incorporate the site of the Hall as an additional area of Central Park.

Option 2 - To grass over the site leaving the top of the external and basement walls exposed as features to show the original structure and footprint of the Hall.

Option 3 - To build on the site of the Hall.

Option 4 - To try and promote a new scheme to refurbish the Depot Buildings, in isolation.


Resolved - That Officers be authorised to explore the viability of Option 3 and/or Option 4 in order to try and procure a beneficial use of the site of the Hall and its environs and to report back to a future meeting.

Publication date: 22/10/2008

Date of decision: 16/10/2008

Decided at meeting: 16/10/2008 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/10/2008

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