Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To agree recommendation for LLP to adopt the
Joint Venture Business plan
RECOMMENDED that Council:
i) approve the first proposed JV Business Plan for the Bracknell Forest
Limited Liability Partnership joint venture between the Council and
Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd as set out in Annex A/A1 and confidential Annex B of the Director: Finances report.
ii) approve the proposed Site Development Plan for Coopers Hill for
“Bracknell Forest Limited Liability Partnership”, including land drawdown where conditions have been met as set out in confidential Annex C of the Director: Finances report and the Council’s equal share of funding needed to undertake this development of up to £2.25m;
iii) Subject to recommendations 2.1 and 2.2 being approved by the Executive and Council, to note that the formal Incorporation of the JV and execution of the associated legal contract documentation for “Bracknell Forest Limited Liability Partnership JV” will take place in December 2020;
The recommendations support the fulfilment of the JV project’s aims and objectives
and form the final step toward Incorporation of the “Bracknell Forest Limited Liability
Partnership” and the completion of the associated legal contract documentation”.
There have been no material changes made to the suite of legal contracts as set out
in the 14th July report to the Executive
The Cooper’s Hill Site Development Plan is a proposal for development of the
Cooper’s Hill site. This will be refined during the next 2 months and will be subject to
several conditions being fulfilled as laid out in the Site Development Plan, including
securing planning permission and fulfilling best consideration requirements for the
The Executive could decide not to endorse the recommendations made in this report.
This would mean that the Council may need to develop an alternative approach to
securing development of identified sites in and around Bracknell town centre. The
Business Case that informed the Executive’s decision in February 2019 indicated
that alternative approaches would be less likely to deliver the agreed objectives.
Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Financial Impact: To be determined.
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: Director:Resources
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Sarah Holman, Joint Venture Business Partner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 354197.
Report author: Sarah Holman
Publication date: 10/11/2020
Date of decision: 10/11/2020
Decided at meeting: 10/11/2020 - Executive
Effective from: 18/11/2020