November 4, 2011 in Polsloe
After investigation Rachel has established that Persimmon are no nearer to providing the contamination remediation certification that is needed to trigger transfer under the terms of the S106 original planning agreement. In view of the fact that this issue could continue to drag on, City Council officers are exploring the possibility of agreeing to the Council taking on the upkeep of the open space under ‘licence’ with Persimmon continuing to be responsible for the ownership, contamination and its remediation. However, this is a legally complicated proposition and it may be some weeks before agreement with Persimmon can be reached.
“This situation has been rumbling on for a while now and the residents of Polsloe need clarification. The park is well used and loved by local residents and the sooner we get this sorted the better,” said Labour Candidate Rachel Lyons.