FREEHOLD INTERESTS

 

WAR MEMORIAL

Vendor: Marquess of Salisbury Acquired: 1921

Area: 22 Poles

Cost: £100

LAND AT ACACIA STREET, HATFIELD

Vendor: Welwyn Hatfield District Council Acquired:1988

Area: 2 Acres

Cost: £10,000

LAND AT HAZEL GROVE, HATFIELD (known as Newstead Play Area)

Vendor: Welwyn Hatfield District Council Acquired: 1988

Area: 0.58 Acres

Cost: £3250

ST. ALBANS ROAD RECREATION GROUND

Vendor: Viscount Cranborne Acquired: 1932

Area: 2.95 Acres

Cost: £450

LEMSFORD VILLAGE HALL

Vendor: Lord Brocket Acquired: 1970

Cost: Gift

ROE HILL - LAND

Vendor: Hatfield Development Corporation Acquired: 1964

Area: 11.146 Acres

Cost: £4500


NEWGATE STREET PLAYING FIELDS

Vendor: J.H. Johnson, C.J. Johnson, F.A. Marriner, & J.E.V. Olden Acquired: 1935

Area: 5 Acres

Cost: £500

BIRCHWOOD PLAYING FIELDS

Vendor: Hatfield Development Corporation Acquired: 1956

Area: 22.65 Acres

Cost: £2,830

BIRCHWOOD - LAND REAR OFNORTHFIELD, LONGMEAD & SCOUT HUT.

Vendor: Welwyn Hatfield Council Acquired: 1977

Area: 0.65 Acres

Cost: £320.00

CENTENARY PARK (MILLWARD, PART)

Vendor: Admiral Homes Ltd. Acquired: 28 May, 1999

Area: Approximately 1.5 Acres

£12,500 paid to Hatfield Town Council

MULBERRY MEAD

Vendor: Rialto Homes PLC Acquired: 26 February 2004

Area: 0.30 Acres

£19,013.78 commuted maintenance sum paid to Town Council.

ROEHILL-TREEBELT

Vendor: Welwyn Hatfield Council Acquired: 27th October 2005 Cost: Nil

GREAT BRAITCH LANE (Bluebell Way, Gorse Way, Campion Rd, Green Lanes)

Vendor: MCA Holdings Ltd / Taylor Wimpey Acquired: 4th December 2012/20th March 2012

Commuted sum to Town Council £70,138.94

LAND TO THE NORTH OF HATFIELD AVE. (known as de Havilland Grange)

Vendor: Frogmore Developments Acquired: 11th November 2008

Commuted sum to Town Council £167,841.86


CORONATION GARDENS, WELLFIELD ROAD

Vendor: George Wimpey North London Ltd Acquired: 9th September 2008

Commuted sum to Town Council £38,713.98

LAND LYING TO THE EAST OF COMET WAY, HATFIELD

Vendor: Herts County Council

Acquired: 13 June 2019

Cost: £2,500

LAND AT PRINCES GATE

Vendor: Persimmon Homes

Acquired: 13 January 2020

Commuted sum to Town Council £62,070.31

HOLME ROAD (POCKET PARK)

Vendor: Taylor Wimpey

Acquired:

Commuted sum to Town Council -

PLAY AREAS – CHIPMUNK CHASE, CUNNINGHAM AVE, QUEEN BEE COURT. GARDENS AT FREEMANS ACRE. OPEN SPACE AT FLAMINGO CLOSE AND MOSQUITO WAY.  VARIOUS GRASS VERGES.

Vendor: Bovis Homes

Acquired: Dec 2020

Commuted sum to Town Council - £305,214

 


LEASES (Hatfield Town Council as Lessor)

 

 

1.      WELLFIELD TRUST

Site: Wellfield Office & Room, Birchwood Leisure Centre

Tenancy: 99 years from 25th March, 1991

Rent: Peppercorn

2.      HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTYCOUNCIL Site: Roe Hill Hall (Briars Pavilion land) Term: 50 years until 24/09/2056 Commuted sum received £39,000

 

LEASES (Hatfield Town Council as Lessee)

 

PLEASANT RISE THE RYDE

Commission for the New Towns Area: 0.60 Acre

Term: 99 years from 23 March, 1998 Rent: One Peppercorn, if demanded

PLEASANT RISE THE DELL

Commission for the New Towns

1.54 Acres

99 years from 23 March, 1998 One Peppercorn, if demanded

ELLENBROOK (Land at Wilkins Green) – currently being renewed

Salisbury Trust Grandchildren’s Settlement The Gascoyne Cecil Estates 21 years from 25th March, 1999

1.0 Acres

£200 per annum

COPPICE CLOSE (Two Areas) – currently being renewed

Welwyn Hatfield Council

£200 per annum

47 years from 16th May, 1974

60 years from 25th March, 1960


OXLEASE – currently being renewed

Herts. County Council

0.17 acres

28 years from 11th September, 1979

£250.00 per annum.

HOWE DELL COMMUNITY CENTRE

Herts. County Council

25 years from 18 February, 2008 One peppercorn if demanded.

ALLOTMENTS

Highways Agency Annual Licence

£1,000 p.a.

LEMSFORD RECREATION GROUND

Brocket Estates Ltd.

3.02 acres

999 years from 12 May, 1937 5p per annum

MILLWARDS

Welwyn Hatfield Council

4.97 acres

60 years from 1 October, 1973 Nil

MILLWARDS

Hertfordshire County Council

4.54 acres

From 19 February, 1999 to 30 September, 2033 One peppercorn


LICENSES (Hatfield Town Council as Licensor)

 

1.    ORANGE MICROCELL

Site: Oxlease House

Term: 10 years from June, 1999

Rent: £1,812 per annum, Payable 5 yearly in advance Currently  being  renegotiated  through  HCC  as  Head  Lessor

 

LICENSES (Birchwood Playing Fields Trust as Licensor)

 

 

1.    ARQIVA TELECOMS

Site: Birchwood Playing Fields Trust Term: 20 years from 11th October, 2000

£4,050 per annum until 10/10/2020

Currently under review

 

LICENSES (Hatfield Town Council as Licensee)

 

1.    WELWYN HATFIELD BOROUGH COUNCIL

Site: Nast Hyde Halt, Alban Way, Hatfield AL9 5AD

Term: 1 year from 21 June, 2019 (automatic renewal)