Decision details

Licence to occupy in respect of land at Merton Meadow Car Park, Hereford to Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government

Decision Maker: Assistant Director for Technical Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1. The land at Merton Meadow car park is owned by the council and provides a site which is suitable and easily accessible by the public for the provision of testing for /vaccination against COVID-19.
2. The Director of Public Health has and retains primary responsibility for the health of their communities. This includes being assured that the arrangement to protect the health of the communities that they serve are robust and are implemented.
3. The implementation of COVID-19 testing supports the overall public health response to the pandemic and helps mitigate its impact on vulnerable populations and healthcare systems, while ensuring that societies and economies continue to function.
4. Testing is a vital part of managing any infectious disease. The data helps us to monitor the extent to which the infection is present and/or spreading and ensure that we have information and intelligence to keep people safe

Contact: Gillian Stratford, Estates management officer commercial Email: Tel: 01432 261520.

Publication date: 03/09/2021

Date of decision: 03/09/2021

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