Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 25th February 2014.

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Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Labour, Dudley North

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the (a) name, (b) location, (c) floor space, (d) tenure status and (e) value is of properties (i) owned and (ii) occupied by (A) his Department and (B) agencies and public bodies accountable to him.

Photo of Gregory Barker Gregory Barker The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The following table includes the name, location, floor space and tenure status of buildings occupied by the Department. The Electronic Property Information Mapping Service (e-PIMS™) is the central database of Government Central Civil Estate properties and land. A subset of data from e-PIMS™ is in the public domain: and includes details of property location, tenure, and other key attributes. It is a sample of all departmental holdings.

The global running cost figure for the central civil estate of c£3 billion per annum.

Department/Non Departmental Public Body Property Name/Address Tenure status Floor space—occupied (NIA) M2
DECC 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2AW Leasehold 8,786
DECC 55 Whitehall, London, SWA 2EY Crown Estate 1,710
DECC 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H OET MOTO1 414
DECC Atholl House 84-88 Guild St, Aberdeen, AB11 6NB Leasehold 1,408
DECC Kings Buildings, 16 Smith Sq, London, SW1P3HQ Licence 1,178
Committee on Climate Change (CCC) 7 Holbein Place, London, SW1W 8NR Renting 1 floor from Heritage Lottery Fund 340
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (ND A)2 HQ Herdus House Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Moor Row, Cumbria CA24 3HU Leasehold 2,736
NDA Harwell Building 587 Curie Avenue Harwell Oxford Didcot OX11 ORH Ground Lease, Building Freehold 1,871
NDA Forss Freswick House Newpark Business and Technology Park, Thurso, Caithness KW14 7UZ Leasehold-will surrender in 2014 as unoccupied now. 194
NDA Dounreay Building D2003 Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), Thurso, Caithness. KW14 7TZ Leasehold on the DRSL Nuclear Site 115
NDA Warrington Hinton House Birchwood Park Avenue, Warrington, Cheshire. WA3 6GR Leasehold NDA-679
NDA London Eland House9th floor, Eland House, Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5DU Leasehold 340
Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) Buildings E6 AND F6, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, 0X14 3DB Lease 1,588
CNC Building F7 Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, 0X14 3DB Lease 529
CNC Greengarths (including Core shed) Allerdale Court, Cumbria Licence 447
CNC Lord Roberts Centre, (including meeting rooms, training area and armoury) Bisley, GU24 ONP Leasehold 695
Coal Authority3 Coal Authority Mansfield, 200 Lichfield Lane, Berry Hill, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 4RG Freehold 44,379
Coal Authority Team Valley, Unit 3 Team Valley Trading Estate, 3 Earls Court, Fifth Avenue, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 OHF Leasehold (Expires December 2014) 590
1 MOTO stands for Memorandum of Terms of Occupation and is a type of licence agreement for the sharing of accommodation between Government organisations known as "Crown Bodies". 2 For Nuclear Decommissioning Authority the properties listed in the schedule are those where there is direct occupation by the NDA as a NDPB with responsibility to DECC. In addition, NDA subsidiary companies and nuclear site contractors own and occupy land and buildings that are used in furtherance of the nuclear mission. Details are available in the Corporate Asset Management Plan, available on the website: 3 Coal Authority have no other buildings that are occupied except for those related to our operational minewater schemes, details of which are available on the CA website: 4 2,851 by CA, remainder to tenants.

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