Corporate assets

The key contacts in our corporate assets team and the property and the assets that we own.

The corporate asset team makes sure that our council properties and land are managed in a way that benefits the community and meets our council objectives.

Our role is to:

  • support the delivery of a ‘safe, legal and financially sustainable’ services across the council
  • make sure we have an efficient, fit for purpose environmentally, socially and financially sustainable property portfolio that supports council priorities
  • develop strategic asset management investment, development and rationalisation opportunities to support council priorities
  • collaborate with public sector partners to contribute to the One Public Estate programme

Corporate asset team contacts

Building Compliance:
Manager, Grant Long
07825 202 919

Corporate Assets Lead – Interim (dealing with legacy district council assets):
Manger, Paul Scullion
01539 793 561

Corporate Landlord:
Manager, Dianne Noble
01228 221794

Strategic Asset Management and Estates and Investments:
Interim Manager, Matt Messenger
07785 456779

Property portfolio

Our corporate assets portfolio (excluding highways and housing) currently comprises approximately 1,200 separate assets, including land parcels.

This includes around 500 buildings of differing age, function and efficiency. Our assets include:

  • 69 council-maintained (community, voluntary controlled and foundation) schools
  • 44 public conveniences
  • 19 libraries
  • 11 day centres
  • 10 residential care homes
  • six leisure centres
  • four county and town halls
  • one hydrotherapy pool
  • 434 separate parcels of public open space and amenity land (e.g. community woodland, public parks, playgrounds and playing fields)
  • 85 car parks
  • 28 allotment and smallholding sites
  • two caravan sites
  • one reservoir
  • the bed of England’s largest lake (Windermere)