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Issue details

The Proposed Purchase of Robinson Court and the Union Terrace Centre (formerly Arc Light Centre)

Purpose of Report: To consider approval for the purchase of Robinson Court from York Housing Association (YHA) and to buy out YHA from their long term lease from the Council of the Union Terrace Centre.

Members will be asked to:
1) agree to the purchase of Robinson Court as outlined in the report.
2) agree to buy YHA out of their long term lease of the Union Terrace Centre.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Cabinet Decision - a 'Key Issue' - decision leading to savings or expenditure of £500,000 or above;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Guildhall Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particualr person (including the authority holding that information)

Decision due: 30/08/18 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Leader (incorporating Finance & Performance)

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Tim Bradley Tel No. 01904 553355 Email: tim.bradley@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Consultation event prior to commissioning.
Homeless Strategy consultation to inform the 2018-2023 strategy.
Consultees: Yorkshire Housing Association, Changing Lives (service provider), stakeholders and homelessness services.

Making Representations: Please contact the report author for further details.


Agenda items


  • The Proposed Purchase of Robinson Court and the Union Terrace Centre  


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