Proposed Lease of Library Lawn to Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual Limited
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report; To present Members with public comments received following the consultation under Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1972 (the Act) regarding the proposed ‘disposal of open space’ at Library Lawn.
Members already agreed to the granting of a lease of Library Lawn and the St Leonards Hospital Ruins (Store) to Explore York and Archives Mutual Limited (Explore) until 31 March 2034, subject to reviewing the consultation comments.
The Executive will be asked to approve or reject the proposed lease.
Resolved: (i) That approval be given to grant a lease of Library Lawn and the St Leonards Hospital Ruins (Store) to Explore York and Archives Mutual Limited (Explore) until 31 March 2034, under the terms set out in the report to Executive on 23 July 2020, to enable Explore to deliver cultural activities.
Reason: To allow Explore to use the space in connection with the operation of York Explore library and to sub-lease to third parties in order to generate income.
Report author: Andrew Laslett
Publication date: 23/10/2020
Date of decision: 22/10/2020
Decided at meeting: 22/10/2020 - Executive
Effective from: 27/10/2020