Bradford on Avon asset transfers approved by Wiltshire Council’s cabinet

THE devolution and transfer of assets to Bradford on Avon town council, which would save Wiltshire Council £126,000, was approved at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting.

The transfer also involves taking over all town maintenance including streets, land, amenities, highways and play areas.

Additionally, this deal includes the transfer of a large number of assets such as Poulton Field, Poulton Pavilion, St Margaret’s Scout Hut, the Budbury Close Sub Station, allotments and market stalls and the town lock-up.

Bradford town council will also receive the £25,000 capital fund from Wessex Water to improve and develop Barton Farm country park.

However, it was requested that the transfer of administration of the cemetery is delayed until the “finer details have been agreed”.

Deputy leader of Wiltshire Council and cabinet member for corporate services, Cllr Richard Clewer said: “There’s still some discussion about transferring the cemetery, which is due to take place in July, subject to being able to get officers together to address the issue.”

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