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

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "High street rental auctions" (which ran for 12 weeks from 31/03/2023 until 23/06/2023):

Response document:

  • May 2024: High street rental auctions consultation - government response (link) (pdf print version of HTML webpage).

The parts of the above response 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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Other sources of information:

  • March 2023: High street rental auctions (link) (pdf print version of HTML webpage).
    - Note: For more information about the above document, please view this post.