Land at Lingham Lane, Moreton - Acquisition for Footbridge Replacement
Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance & Resources
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The report of the Assistant Chief executive sought approval to acquire land in Lingham Lane, Moreton to enable the existing footbridge over the railway line to be replaced.
Resolved - That the Corporate Director of Delivery Services / Assistant Chief Executive be authorised to agree the acquisition of land at Lingham Lane, Moreton from Magenta Living for nil consideration but paying reasonable legal/valuation fees to enable the existing footbridge over the railway line to be replaced.
Reasons for the decision:
To enable the existing footbridge, which carries a public right of way over the railway line at Lingham Lane, Moreton, to be replaced. The bridge is the responsibility of Wirral Borough Council and an independent feasibility report has been carried out. The new bridge will be compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act and has a larger footprint which requires the acquisition of land owned by Magenta Living.
Publication date: 09/09/2019
Date of decision: 09/09/2019
Effective from: 17/09/2019