Asset Management Plan

The Council's Asset Management Plan 2013 - 2017 sets out how the Council handles its land and property portfolio. This has received the highest rating of "Good" from Government Office Southwest.

Torridge District Council covers about 996 sq kilometres of mainly rural North West Devon with a population of some 62,800 (2010 figure), which is concentrated heavily in the Bideford and Northam area of the district and in the Market Towns of Holsworthy and Great Torrington. Total asset value is approximately £30m with a Net Revenue budget of approximately £9.8m (2013).

The Council's Land and Property Portfolio is widely spread throughout the district to provide a service to the community, but is in the main concentrated within the main Towns of Bideford, Great Torrington, Northam and Holsworthy. The Portfolio includes a variety of Land and property assets including Managed Commercial land and industrial estates, offices, depots, car parks, cemeteries, play areas, public conveniences, woods and amenity land

The Purpose of the Asset Management Plan is to provide a structure to ensure that the Corporate Portfolio is Strategically managed to ensure central co-ordination and maximum utilisation of the Asset. The Aim is to make sure property is managed properly giving the best value for money and meeting the strategic aims and objectives of the Council and needs of the Community.

A copy of the Asset Management Plan 2013-17 can be downloaded from this webpage.