Decision details

Property at The Grange, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That the Cabinet:


1.    Declares that The Grange, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood HA6 2RB is surplus to requirements, the Property is shown edged red on Plan A.

2.    Authorises the sale of the freehold interest in The Grange to the current tenant at the value and terms as detailed in the report.

3.    Delegates all future decisions regarding this disposal to the Cabinet Member for Property, Highways & Transport, in conjunction with the Corporate Director of Place.


Reasons for decision


Cabinet agreed to the disposal and sale of The Grange Country House, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, a Grade II listed building which was currently let on a commercial lease for use as a wedding venue.


Alternative options considered and rejected


Cabinet considered the alternative options as set out in the confidential report.



Relevant Select Committee

Property, Highways and Transport

Expiry date for any scrutiny call-in / date decision can be implemented (if no call-in)

5pm, Friday 22 September 2023

Officer(s) to action





Private - Whilst the Cabinet's decisions above are always made public, the officer report relating to this matter is not because it was considered in the private part of the meeting and contained information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information) and the public interest in withholding the information outweighed the public interest in disclosing it in accordance with Section 100(A) and paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).



Publication date: 15/09/2023

Date of decision: 14/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/09/2023 - CABINET

Effective from: 23/09/2023

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