Information about who is responsible for council owned buildings and land, land that is up for rent, lease or sale, types of buildings and what the role of asset strategy is.
The asset strategy department is responsible for the strategic management of land and property that the council owns or has an interest that includes:
You will need to consult the valuation and estates section, who will handle the enquiry and negotiate the price or rent should the property you are interested in be available.
The council is responsible for a variety of buildings throughout the county.
View a list of buildings and building types (and places) that are commonly thought to be council buildings but are the responsibility of other organisations (e.g. Police):
Council building types (pdf 72kb opens in new window)
We have a very large portfolio of property to administer across the county. This consists of residential and non-residential property. In compliance with the Government's Data Transparency guidelines we publish a list of this property:
Property list (xlsx 400kb opens in new window)
Property list (csv 645kb opens in a new window)
However we do not publish, as part of this list and as defined in the guidelines, social housing, rent free properties provided by traders, operational railways, canals, public highways, assets of national security and information deemed to be inappropriate for public access as a result of data protection and/or disclosure controls (such as refuge houses).
Again, in compliance with the Government's Data Transparency guidelines, we publish the value of social housing assets:
Social housing asset value (pdf 592kb opens in new window)
Social housing asset value (xlsx 33kb opens in a new window)
Social housing asset value (csv 14kb opens in a new window)
Asset strategy is the lead department for the promotion of asset management initiatives, and the corporate landlord working with national bodies including the Institute for Public Finance (IPF) and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
The department works in partnership with regional and local partners including the NHS Primary Care Trust, Police, Fire Brigade and local community groups adopt a more coordinated, efficient and customer focused approach towards the provision of services and asset management through co-location of services.
Our service incorporates:
There are various other pdf documents, attached below, that can provide more information on the work of the department and the strategies it is responsible for formulating:
Explanation of departmental roles (pdf 50kb opens in new window)
Price list of published policy and strategy documents (pdf 29.9kb opens in new window)