IMPORTANT: The government publishes a consultation (until 23/06/2023) relating to the GPDO …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view this post.]

[Note: Please accept our apologies for the late notification of this consultation, which started on 31/03/2023.]

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 12 weeks from 31/03/2023 until 23/06/2023:

Consultation document:

  • March 2023: High street rental auctions (link) (pdf print version of HTML webpage).

The parts of the above consultation document relating to the GPDO are summarised below.

Introduction to the proposed system of "letting by local authorities of vacant high-street premises":

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GPDO - PART 4 - NEW PD RIGHTS for the temporary use of a premises with a lease under the "high street rental auction" scheme as a "suitable high street use" for the period of "the individual lease granted following the auction" (i.e. between 1 year and 5 years):

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GPDO - PART 3 - NEW PD RIGHTS for a change of use of a premises with a lease under the "high street rental auction" scheme to make permanent the "suitable high street use":

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