Decision details

Strategic Asset Management Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report of the Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services the new 5-year Strategic Asset Management Plan for the County Council’s estate.


With reference to the report, it was explained that the new Plan was designed to provide a framework for the management of land and assets to support corporate priorities. In the context of organisational change, its focus was on principles and objectives.


Cabinet noted the overall size of the County Council’s estate and it was clarified that the majority of this was operational (schools and care homes etc), with about 3% having commercial potential. The focus on commerciality was welcomed and it was confirmed that new opportunities would be considered under the strategy. It was recognised that the new 2050 Directorate would support improved engagement with local Members with regards any asset disposals in their area.


The recommendations in the report were considered and agreed. A decision record is attached to these minutes.


Report author: Rebecca Thompson

Publication date: 13/12/2022

Date of decision: 13/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2022 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 21/12/2022

Call-in deadline date: 20/12/2022

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