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Allotment Sites

Volume 596: debated on Wednesday 3 February 1999

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How many allotment sites have been (a) approved for sale and (b) sold; and whether they will name the sites and specify the "new use" where data are available. [HL765]

Further to the Written Answer by my noble friend Lady Hayman on 5 May 1998 (WA 56–57), the Secretary of State has given his consent for the sale of the following statutory allotment sites. The department does not record whether sites are actually sold after consent for sale is given. The proposed new use is not necessarily a factor which is taken into account in deciding whether to grant consent for the sale of allotment land. In some cases, the proposed alternative use may require planning consent.

DateAllotment SiteNew Use (Where known)
9 FebruaryClough Road, RotherhamProperty Development
4 MarchLongbarrow, BournemouthResidential
4 MarchHigher Lane, LiverpoolHousing
6 MarchDuke Street, SuttonHousing
2 AprilMoss Hall Lane, Lytham St. Anne'sRoad improvements
7 AprilMoreland Road, GosportSports Facilities/Car Park
11 MayVange, Basildon(Not known)
12 MayHey Street, RochdaleHousing
9 JulyWharf Road, WoodstonResidential
31 JulyCastleman Road, Chichester(Not known)
10 AugustBroadwater Gardens, HillingdonHousing Consortium
17 AugustEfford Crescent, PlymouthHousing Association
17 AugustGreen Street, EastbourneHousing
2 OctoberWoodhall, Chelmsford(Not known)
16 OctoberBartram Avenue, BraintreeMeeting/Play Area
17 NovemberMimms Hall Road, potters BarMeeting Hall
30 NovemberHawcliffe Road, Mountsorrel(Not known)
9 DecemberHengrove Farm, Bristol(Not known)

Date

Allotment Site

New Use (Where known)

16 DecemberWilton Road, Camberley(Not known)
5 JanuaryYorktown Trading Estate, Surrey Heath(Not known)
26 JanuaryTownsends North, BrentHousing