NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISPOSE UNDER SECTION 95 (2) OF THE LOCALISM ACT 2011Notice ID: WAR1264229
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISPOSE UNDER SECTION 95 (2) OF THE LOCALISM ACT 2011
HEN & CHICKENS PUBLIC HOUSE/143 DEANSGATE, BOLTON GREATER MANCHESTER BL1 1EX
The Borough Council of Bolton hereby gives notice that on 11th July 2019 it received a notification from the Owner of an intention to dispose through a leasehold sale of the Hen & Chickens Public Mouse, listed by the Council on 23rd September 2016 as an Asset of Community Value under the Localism Act 2011.
The Council invites any eligible community interest group to express an interest to be treated as a potential bidder for the Asset by 22nd August 2019.
An eligible community interest group must have one of more of the following structures: A charity
A community interest company
A company limited by guarantee that is non-profit distributing An industrial and provident society that is non-profit distributing
The Owner of the Asset may not dispose of the Asset during a 6 week period starting from the date the Council received the notification from the Owner of their intention to dispose of the Asset (the interim moratorium period) and ending on 22nd August 2019.
During the interim moratorium period any eligible community group may request in writing to be treated as a potential bidder for the Asset. If the Council receives such a request, this will trigger the full moratorium period and the Council must inform the Owner who may not then dispose of the Asset during this 6 month period, expiring on 11th January 2019, unless it is to a community interest group. If no community interest group requests to be treated as a potential bidder during the 6 week interim moratorium period, the Owner may proceed to dispose of the Asset on the open market during an 18 month protected period expiring on 11th January 2021.
Please send any request to be treated as a potential bidder to:
Legal Services, First Floor, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU
The Council will, as soon as practicable,
notify the owner of any request it received.
As stated above, the deadline for receipt of requests is 22nd August 2019.
The Borough Council of Bolton, Town Hall, Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RU
Dated: 15th July 2019