Decision details

Property Review: Surplus Declaration, Marketing and Disposal of two sites in Southwick, West Sussex FIN17 19-20

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The County Council’s Future West Sussex Plan set out its ambition to minimise the burden of local taxation, delivering the best outcomes for residents with the money it spends, whilst living within its means.  In 2018 the County Council agreed to adopt an Asset Management Policy and Strategy. An objective of the strategy is to acquire, manage, maintain and dispose of property effectively, efficiently and sustainably, together with optimising financial return and commercial opportunities. 



The Cabinet Member has endorsed:



1.   That the following assets be declared surplus to service operational requirements and;


2.   Commencement of the marketing of the following assets as set out in Appendix A and Appendix B and;


3.   Delegation to the Director Property and Assets in consultation with the Director Law and Assurance to complete the sales to the most advantageous bidders, providing the bids meet best value criteria and conditions.


a.   Part of former Eastbrook Primary North, Manor Hall Road, Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN42 4NF


b.   Lorry Park, Albion Street, Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN42 4DN


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 20/01/2020

Date of decision: 20/01/2020

Effective from: 30/01/2020

Accompanying Documents: