Livestock Market site, Louth
On 11 October, 2017 we agreed to refurbish the Livestock Market facility in Louth and withdraw from the sale of the site.
Update - August 7, 2018
Initial improvement works to the outside of the Boars Head Public House have now been completed and we are now in discussions with a potential tenant.
We have also now submitted two planning applications for refurbishment of the Livestock Market facility. These applications cover the replacement of the building's roof, the siting of an external water tank and display of two new external signs.
Louth Livestock Market - Implementation of Full Council recommendations
That Council instruct Officers to formally withdraw from the sale process with ADV partnership and that Council rescind the decision of 23rd July 2014 to provide a replacement livestock facility
ADV Partnership advised via Chase & Partners of formal Council Resolution on 13th October 2017.
None - recommendation completed.
That Council instruct officers to bring forward proposals for a necessary refurbishment of the existing Livestock Market facility in line with the
Councils Financial Procedure Rules.
That Council continue to engage with Louth Market Auctioneers in order to agree terms to finalise a legally binding agreement between the Council and Louth Market Auctioneers (LMA).
That Council agree to be supportive and to encourage stakeholders to engage with Louth Market Auctioneers to investigate ways in which the Livestock Market site could be used for a wider range of complementary activities in addition to the weekly livestock market operation in order to increase the utilisation of the site and the income derived from the site.
ELDC Officers met with LMA on 13th September 2017.
That in support of recommendation 4. Council instruct officers to review the footprint of the current Livestock Market site in order to explore potential ways in which the whole site could be better utilised. This is to include safeguarding the ex-Boars Head public house building for use /refurbishment subject to market demand.