Land and property sold since 1 January 2015

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Northumberland County Council,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

Please provide details of all land, residential and commercial property sold by the council since 1 January 2015.

Please include as many of the following details as possible:

- the full address of the property
- the date on which it was sold
- the amount for which it was sold
- the name of the buyer
- the tenure sold (leasehold, freehold etc)
- if land, the approximate area
- whether it was disposed of below full market value.

Thank you very much for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Anna Smith

Northumberland County Council

1 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4133  

Dear Enquirer,

INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information which will be dealt with under
the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.

If you have any queries about this matter please contact us. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

Northumberland County Council

2 Atodiad

Our Ref: 4133   

Dear Enquirer

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to details of
all land, residential and commercial property sold by the Council since 1
January 2015.

Right of Access

Section 1(1) of the Act provides any person making a request for
information to a public authority is entitled.

(a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds
information of the description specified in the request (which Section
1(6) of the Act designates as the "duty to confirm or deny"), and

(b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him.

The right is to obtain access to the information itself and not to the
document or record which contains it.

The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions.

Northumberland County Council confirms that it holds the information you
have requested, please see below information in response.

The attached spreadsheet gives details of land and buildings sold by
Northumberland County Council for your requested dates.  

Those with a zero value were sold at less than market value.  All others
were market value sales. 

Land areas can be calculated using the Digital Map on the County Council
Website.  Link as follows:

http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/M...

Buyer information is publicly available from Land Registry, for each of
these sites.

Complaints

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request an internal review by writing within 2 months
from the date of this response to the Information Governance Office:

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF

Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]

Information Commissioner

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have a
right by Section 50 of the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner
for a decision as to whether your request has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act at:

The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Tel: 01625 545 745
Email: [email address]

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Yours sincerely

FOI Coordinator - Property
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk