Acquisition of Long Leasehold Interest of Quicksilver Patrol Base

Reference code: 
PCD 302
Date signed: 
15 December 2017
Authorisation name: 
Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor, Policing and Crime

Executive summary

Quicksilver Place is a leased property which forms the Haringey patrol base.  The opportunity has arisen to acquire the landlord’s interest which would protect the long term provision of the functions operating from this site.


The DMPC is recommended to approve the acquisition of the head lease for units 1 and 2 Quicksilver Place on the terms set out in Part 2. 

Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)

1.    Introduction and background

1.1.    The MPS operates the Haringey patrol base from units 1 and 2 Quicksilver Place.  The opportunity has arisen to acquire the long leasehold interest from the current landlord. 


2.    Issues for consideration

2.1.    The site is due to be retained under the current estate proposals. The acquisition of the landlords long lease interest will provide surety of provision of the functions which operate from this site.

2.2.    The detailed terms and conditions of the acquisition are set out in Part 2. 


3.    Financial Comments

3.1    The cost of acquiring the interest in the long lease, and the consequent financial implications are set out in Part 2.


4.    Legal Comments

4.1    MOPAC has the power to acquire and dispose of properties (including land) under paragraph 7 (2) (b) of Schedule 3 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (the Act).  The acquisition of the head lease constitutes the acquisition of an interest in property and is within MOPAC’s powers under the Act.

5.    Equality Comments

5.1    There are no equality or diversity implications arising from this report.

6.    Background/supporting papers

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