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Officer Decisions

Strategic Business Services Manager - Matthew Jones

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

It is recommended that former Burrington School playing fields be declared surplus and disposed of

Decision Taken:

To declare the site (1.8 acres, 0.73 acres of green space) surplus and dispose.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

This site is no longer required by Burrington Primary School as the school was closed on 31/8/2017. The site is, therefore, surplus to requirements and can be disposed of.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

To retain the land and maintain at DCC expense.

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:
Sarah Bowker (DCC Corporate Estates Manager) Email or call 01392 380959
Decision Date:
19 January 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: