Issue details

Development of land at South Oxford Science Village (Land South of Grenoble Road)

Cabinet, at its meeting on 9 February 2022, resolved to:

Delegate to the Executive Director (Development), in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Finance and Asset Management and Planning and Housing Delivery, the Head of Law and Governance and the Head of Financial Services, the decision, following the receipt of advice, whether to pursue an option or conditional contract, the final drafting of any such option or contract, the  granting of any such option or contract, or the entering into agreement on any such option or contract which commits the Council’s land, within the SOSV allocation, to be available to be drawn down by the LLP when the land is needed for development. This will include ensuring the requirements of S123 of the Local Government Act 1972 are met and that any disposal is for the best consideration that can reasonably be obtained or otherwise in compliance with the requirements of section 123.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure, income or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: Before 31 Dec 2025 by Executive Director (Development)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning, Deputy Leader (Statutory) - Finance and Asset Management

Lead director: Executive Director (Development)

Contact: Jenny Barker, Regeneration Manager Email:

Reason date could change: Confirmed for this meeting.

Is the date subject to change: Yes

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