Decision details

Grant of the Contracted-Out Lease of Burchatts Farm Barn to Guildford Chiropractic Clinic

Decision Maker: Deputy Head of Asset Management

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the grant of the lease of Burchatts Barn Farm in line with the following terms and conditions:


New 10 year FRI lease to Guildford Chiropractic Clinic.  The lease will be subject to an Agreement for Lease subject to Landlords Works, which involve the removal of the former commercial kitchen and servery and a schedule of minor repairs.  There will be a photographic schedule of condition appended to the lease.


For grant of a new lease the rent will be £40,000 which in accordance with the Council’s General Disposal Consent powers, provides the ‘best consideration reasonably obtainable’ where the proposed term exceeds seven (7) years.


The rent will be payable quarterly in advance and subject to an uplift in line with open market value at the end of the 5th anniversary of the term.


If you have any queries, then please contact

Mark Appleton who will be happy to provide further information.



(a)   Cllr Bigmore, Lead Member for & Finance – Email 26.3.2020 at 08.30 agrees with proposal with no further comments being made.


(b)   Cllr Bigmore & Cllr Booth– informed of decision on 26.3.2020


(c)   Claire Morris – Email 26.3.2020 at 14.29 agrees with proposal with no further comments being made.

Reasons for the decision:


Alternative options considered:

The decision meets the statutory requirements for the Council and there were no alternative options available.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 01/04/2020

Date of decision: 30/03/2020