Local authority land

Local authority land

The transparency code requires that local authorities 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
  • 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
  • All future commitments, for example under an agreement to lease, from when the contractual commitment is made

For each land or building asset, the following information must be published together in one place:

  • Unique Property Reference Number
  • Unique asset identity
  • Name of the building/land or both
  • Street number(s)
  • Post town
  • United Kingdom postcode
  • Map reference – either Ordnance Survey or ISO 6709
  • Whether the local authority owns the freehold or a lease for the asset and for whichever category applies, the local authority must list all the characteristics that apply from the options given below:

 For freehold assets:

  • Occupied by the local authority
  • Ground leasehold
  • Leasehold
  • Licence
  • Vacant

For leasehold assets:

  • Occupied by the local authority
  • Ground leasehold
  • Sub leasehold
  • Licence

For other assets:

  • Free text description e.g. Rights of way, access, etc.

 Rogate Parish Council Land holdings as at 31.03.22

Name of building/land Property reference Asset identity Street number /post code Map reference Freehold or lease details
Rake Recreation Ground


WSX421600 RPCF001 SU80417 27770 Freehold
Fyning Recreation Ground


RPCF002 SU81208 24993 Freehold
Terwick Woodland


WSX167521 RPCF003 SU81957 24849 Freehold
Oliver’s Piece


WSX254769 RPCF004 SU7997 27486 Freehold
Rogate village playground WSX388726 RPCL001 North Street GU31 5BH SU807773 23879 Lease-21 years


Rogate Village Hall & Recreation Ground

Hugo Platt playground WSX408330 RPCL002 Hugo Platt GU31 5HD SU80445     23589 Lease-15 years


Martlett Homes Ltd

Rogate village outdoor gym RPCL003 North Street GU31 5BH SU80813 23910 Licence-1 year


Rogate Village Hall & Recreation Ground