Land


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • South Cambridgeshire District Council (16 007 416)

    Statement Upheld Land 15-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Council delayed providing Local Authority Search results, and delayed responding to the complaint. The Council has apologised and refunded the Search fee; this is appropriate action to acknowledge the impact of its fault.

  • Central Bedfordshire Council (17 005 778)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Land 15-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms X's complaint about repairs carried out to a mains water pipe by the Council's contractor as the Council's offer provides a suitable remedy for Ms X's injustice.

  • Maldon District Council (16 006 156)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Land 11-Aug-2017

    Summary: Mr Y complains about Council delay in considering his request for yellow lines on the road outside his house to ease access issues. The Council has now held the meeting and has agreed to install yellow lines, subject to the statutory process involved to enable it to do so.

  • Malvern Hills District Council (17 001 403)

    Statement Not upheld Land 10-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Council is not at fault for its decision not to list an area of land as an Asset of Community Value.

  • Malvern Hills District Council (17 001 484)

    Statement Not upheld Land 10-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Council is not at fault for its decision not to list an area of land as an Asset of Community Value.

  • Leeds City Council (17 000 044)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Land 07-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs X's complaint about the Council's advice and action in respect of a land ownership dispute as there is not enough evidence of fault by the Council causing Mrs X significant injustice.

  • Swindon Borough Council (17 002 521)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Land 02-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Dr B's complaint. It is unlikely we will find fault in the way the Council has maintained a piece of land or its refusal to sell the land to Dr B.

  • Derby City Council (16 014 274)

    Statement Upheld Land 02-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Council was at fault because it took too long to consider Mrs X's nomination of Derby Cattle Market as an Asset of Community Value. But there was no significant injustice to Mrs X. The Council was also at fault because it failed to consider her complaint under its corporate complaints process. This led to frustration for Mrs X. The Council has agreed to take the steps recommended to remedy the injustice caused and to ensure it properly considers any future complaints.

  • Middlesbrough Borough Council (16 014 384)

    Statement Not upheld Land 28-Jul-2017

    Summary: I do not uphold this complaint about the sale of land and a planning application as there is no fault causing an injustice to the complainant.

  • Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (17 001 910)

    Statement Not upheld Land 24-Jul-2017

    Summary: There is no fault in the Council's decision to sell land near to Mr X's home.

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