Decision details

Notice of Motion - Kursaal Museum

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Item Called In

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


At the meeting of the Council held on 24th October 2019, Councillors received a Notice of Motion relating to the Kursaal Museum. The motion was proposed by Councillors Jarvis and Cox and supported by 17 other Conservative Councillors (this had been referred to Cabinet in accordance with Standing Order 8.4).




1. That the officers maintain dialogue with the leaseholder and its representatives about their plans for the Kursaal.


2. That the possible opportunities to support evolving plans to enable the building to be let and re-occupied be considered, where appropriate and viable.


3. That it be noted that the current tenant has no plans to sell the leasehold interest at this stage and therefore the suggestions for the Council to purchase the building back for the Prittlewell Prince or any other use are not pursued at this time.


Reason for decision:


To respond to the motion.


Other options:


The Cabinet could respond to the motion in a different way.


Note: This is an Executive function

Eligible for call-in to: Policy & Resources Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Robinson

Publication date: 08/11/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/11/2019 - Cabinet

Issue status: The decision is currently being reconsidered

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