Church Commissioners’ written answer – land in Peterborough

On 16th November 2016 the Second Church Estates Commissioner, Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, answered a written question from Stewart Jackson MP about land owned by the Commissioners in Peterborough:

Caroline SpelmanMr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough): To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what the timetable is for the exchange of contracts on the sale of Phase 2 of the Paston Reserve residential site in Peterborough; and if she will make a statement.

Dame Caroline Spelman: Land at Paston near Peterborough is in the ownership of The Church Commissioners for England, Taylor Wimpey plc and the Homes and Communities Agency. The joint owners are in discussions with a house builder regarding the sale of a further phase following the success of Phase 1. Those discussions are ongoing. It is the Church Commissioners’ hope that these discussions can be concluded as quickly as possible. No timetable is currently available but all parties, including the prospective purchaser, are in regular contact and appraised as to progress.