Decision details

Lease of council land for use as a substation

Decision Maker: Service Director - Economic Growth

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The substation requirement was part of the plans that formed the planning permission granted for the Enterprise Centre in February 2019 as well as the contract for the construction of the Enterprise Centre.

Authority delegated to Service Director under G200D "To approve the siting of electricity sub-stations, gas kiosks and other installations or equipment of statutory undertakers on Council Land and to transfer or lease relevant land and grant easements and rights for that purpose."


That a lease of land at Holywell Cross car park be granted to Western Power Distribution for a period of 999 years for the provision of a substation to provide power to operate the new Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre.

Contact: Neil Johnson, Service Director - Economic Growth Email: Tel: 01246 345241.

Publication date: 03/09/2021

Date of decision: 03/09/2021