Decision details

To purchase 13 Hucklow Avenue under the Right of First refusal

Decision Maker: Service Director - Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The three bedroom property 13 Hucklow Avenue was offered to the Council under the Right-of-first refusal.
The property has been surveyed by an asset management officer and whilst some investment would be required no prohibitively expensive works were identifiied.
The Council's valuer viewed the property and advised an offer of between £105,000 and £110,000.
The property represents value for money in in the Acquisitions Calculator.
An offer of £110,000 was put to the vendors and accepted.
Approved to seek to purchase the property has been given by Cllr Ludlow and Service Director of Housing.


Option 1 - To purchase 13 Hucklow Avenue, Boythorpe for £110,000

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - To purchase 13 Hucklow Avenue, Boythorpe for £110,000
Option 2 - To seek alternative properties to purchase under the RFR and Acquisitions policy

Reason Key: Decision to dispose or acquire any interest in land or buildings with a value of £50,000 or more;

Contact: Liz Cook, Service Director - Housing Email: Email:

Publication date: 10/06/2021

Date of decision: 10/06/2021