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Departments: Land

Volume 459: debated on Tuesday 1 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what surplus land is owned by Government Departments in Northern Ireland; what the acreage is of that land; and what plans the Government have for this land. (132284)

The following areas of land owned by Government Departments have been identified as surplus.

Area

Acres

Comment

Wilsonis Farm, CAFRE Enniskillen Campus

36

Currently with Land and Property Services (LPS) to identify interest from other Government Departments. If no interest is declared the plan is for this land to be sold.

Thomhill, CAFRE Enniskillen Campus

77

Currently with LPS to identify interest from other Government Departments. If no interest is declared the plan is for this land to be sold.

Tullyhogue Fort site, CAFRE Loughry Campus, Cookstown

44.5

The fort includes a State Care Monument on 3.7 acres which may transfer to DOE Environment and Heritage Service. Cookstown district council has expressed interest in purchasing 4.9 acres. The remaining 35.9 acres will be sold.

Part of lands at Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Belfast

138

If there is no interest from other Government Departments this land will be sold.

Part of lands at Gransha/Stradreagh Hospital, Londonderry

264

If there is no interest from other Government Departments this land will be sold.

Part of lands at Downshire Hospital, Downpatrick

68.7

If there is no interest from other Government Departments this land will be sold.

Bush Road, Antrim

3.8

If there is no interest from other Government Departments this land will be sold.

Part of lands at Whiteabbey Hospital

23.7

If there is no interest from other Government Departments this land will be sold.

Part of lands at Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital, Omagh

103.5

If there is no interest from other Government Departments this land will be sold.

Maze/Long Kesh former prison

360

Proposals are under consideration for mixed use regeneration of regional significance, including multi-sport stadium and international centre for conflict transformation, subject also to decisions on affordability and value for money.

Ebrington Barracks Londonderry

26

Proposed regeneration, led by Ilex Urban Regeneration Company—Masterplan includes residential and retail development.

Magherafelt former security site

7.5

Proposed location of new primary school and education campus.

Corporation Street Belfast

1n/k

Potential land swap with Department for Regional Development Roads Service.

Tomb Street Belfast

1n/k

Potential land swap with Department for Regional Development Roads Service.

Landscaped area in centre of Tullyhommon, High Street, Pettigo

0.09

Agreed for transfer to Fermanagh district council.

Old Customs House, Tullyhommon

0.03

Agreed for transfer to Fermanagh district council.

Linenhall Street, Ballymoney

0.32

Situation unknown.

Land at Trasna Way, Lurgan

0.44

Contract and deposit £14,500 received

Land to rear of 17A Market Street, Lurgan

n/k

Ongoing negotiations. Sale agreed to P Park.

Slater’s Cross, Belleek

n/k

RDO Omagh investigating. Maps requested.

Car park at Cliff Road, Belleek

n/k

Awaiting confirmation from Roads Service re adoption.

Main Street, Belleek

0.16

Agreed for transfer to Fermanagh district council.

Car Park, Main Street, Carrickmore

20.05

Awaiting confirmation from Roads Service re adoption.

30.01

Car Park, Cornmill, Coalisland

n/k

Awaiting confirmation from Roads Service re adoption.

Roadway and Car Park, Stewartstown

1.24

Awaiting confirmation from Roads Service re adoption.

Footpath at Main Street, Clogher

0.006

Awaiting confirmation from Roads Service re adoption.

Walls site, Castlederg

n/k

Awaiting maps.

Former Railway Track, Coalisland

44.25

Awaiting clarification on maps.

52.53

Main Street, Castlederg

n/k

Awaiting maps.

Site 3 @ 65 Union Place, Dungannon

0.008

Sale currently being negotiated by Land and Property Services.

Site 5 @ 61 Union Place, Dungannon

0.009

Site 8 @ 34 Union Place, Dungannon

0.117

Sites 9 and 10 Union Place, Dungannon

0.076

Rear of 27-29 Irish Street, Dungannon

0.006

Sale currently being negotiated by Land and Property Services.

1 Lands comprised in Folio No: AN 46573.

2 Registered.

3 Unregistered.

4 Site A.

5 Site B.