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Orton Police Station deed of variation


To seek approval to complete the Deed of Variation amending the User and Subletting clauses within the existing lease to facilitate occupation of the unit by a third party.

Decision Summary

The lease proposal and heads of terms have been agreed (4th July 2017) by the Estates Sub Group of the Business Co-ordination Board and the Constabulary’s Chief Officer Group.

Orton Police station is subject to a long lease which terminates on 9th June 2080 (63 years remaining). The lease is at a peppercorn rent but subject to a service charge.

Planning consent was granted on 24 April 2017 for the change of use from police station to a use within Classes A1, A2, A5 and D1.

Heads of terms have now been agreed for a Deed of Variation to amend the lease as detailed below:

  • The user clause is varied to allow A1,A2,A5 and D1 uses
  • The alienation clause is amended to allow subletting of the whole.

The above Heads of Terms are subject to a number of conditions including a maximum cap on legal fees incurred by the Constabulary.