Local Authority land

Under the Government’s Transparency Code, Norfolk County Council must publish details of all land and building assets including:

  • All service and office properties occupied or controlled by user bodies, both freehold and leasehold
  • Any properties occupied or run under Private Finance Initiative contracts
  • All other properties they own or use, for example, hostels, laboratories, investment properties and depots
  • Garages unless rented as part of a housing tenancy agreement
  • Surplus, sublet or vacant properties
  • Undeveloped land
  • Serviced or temporary offices where contractual or actual occupation exceeds three months, and
  • All future commitments, for example under an agreement for lease, from when the contractual commitment is made

However, information about the following land and building assets are excluded from publication:

  • Social housing
  • Rent free properties provided by traders (such as information booths in public places or ports)
  • Operational railways and canals
  • Operational public highways (but any adjoining land not subject to public rights should be included)
  • Assets of national security, and
  • Information deemed inappropriate for public access as a result of data protection and/or disclosure controls (such as refuge houses)

You can download an Excel spreadsheet of all the buildings and assets owned by the Council as of 22 June 2017, including schools, fire stations, libraries, waste disposal sites, highways depots, children’s centres and others, which can also be viewed on the map below.

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