The Land and Building Assets report provides information about the Council’s assets in accordance with the mandatory requirements of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.
Corporate Property - Asset Management Plan
Asset Management is the process which ensures that optimal use of land, property and non-property assets is achieved in accordance with the drive for efficiency, Annual Plan priorities and best practice. The Somerset Council Asset Management Plan details our strategy for, and management of the Council’s assets. It sets out the Somerset background, organisational arrangements and links to:
- Corporate and service management, planning, goals and objectives
- Asset policy management and planning
- Asset management
- Performance and monitoring
Policy for the Disposal of Assets
This policy establishes the basis upon which the Council disposes of its property assets. For this policy, disposal of land means any freehold disposal, by sale or exchange or the grant of an option, of Council-owned land or buildings.
This policy does not cover:
- Commercial Investment Properties
- Housing Revenue Account Assets
- Academy Conversions (leases to Academy Trusts and statutory transfers)
- Wayleaves, easements, licences and the release of covenants
Terms and conditions of access and re-use
Material published and accessed on our website is provided free of charge. Unless otherwise stated, this content is © Copyright of Somerset Council. The information is made available for re-use under the terms of the Open Government Licence for public sector information. Provided you accept the terms of this licence, it is not necessary to ask permission to re-use this information.
This Asset Management Strategy and Plan has been created as part of the Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) programme in Somerset.
Previous Somerset County Council information
You can find Asset lists for the areas of Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset on our Land and property page.