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Officer Decisions

Strategic Business Services Manager - Matthew Jones

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Following the freehold transfer back to the Council of 2-4 Meeting Street, Exmouth for the sum of £1.00, to regularise lease arrangements with the Exmouth Ceramics Group, already in situ.  A peppercorn rent will be charged.  The Exmouth Ceramics Group will have repairing responsibilities and pay proportionate utility costs.

Decision Taken:

To grant a 5 year lease to the Exmouth Ceramics Group.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

To regularise lease terms with the Exmouth Ceramics Group operating out the ground floor Annexe Building, 2- 4 Meeting Street, Exmouth. EX8 1LN.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

The 2-4 Meeting Street site is earmarked to provide replacement office and public facing clinical provision for DCC’s patch based Public Health Nursing Team from early 2022 for this reason to dispose of the site and generate a capital receipt has been rejected as an option.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Jayne Fox (DCC Corporate Estates Manager) Email – or 01392 385397
Decision Date:
6 December 2021

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: