Agenda and minutes

Livestock Market Working Party - Monday, 16th August, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Ryedale House, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HH. View directions

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Appointment of Chair


Cllr Cussons took the Chair, with Cllr Bailey as Vice-Chair.


Voting Record



A minutes silence was observed in memory of Cllr John Clark, Chair of Policy and Resources and the Livestock Market Working Party.


Minutes of meeting held on 15 July 2021

Supporting documents:


The minutes from the previous meeting were agreed.


Development Site - Position Update


Officers gave a verbal update on the latest position regarding the proposed site,


Members discussed and asked questions on the following:


·         The need to confirm a legal commitment to the arrangement before the project can go any further.

·         Definition of ‘Livestock Market’ with regards to completion.

·         Phase 1 of project to secure the site, with possibility of expansion in future, which has been communicated to the landowner.

·         Availability of extra space for expansion.

·         The requirement of access and utilities to the site.





Align - Progress Update


A representative from the consultants, Align, presented a verbal progress update, including draft plans of the proposed site layout.


Members discussed and asked questions on the following:


·         Size and orientation of the main building.

·         Building materials and renewable energy/energy efficiency options.

·         Location of the entrance (Eastern side).

·         Capacity and business case for livestock market compared to current Malton location.

·         Future-proofing of the building (other non-livestock uses).

·         Availability of land for expansion.

·         Other similar livestock markets used as case studies.






Project Programme


A draft phase 1 report is to be concluded in the next 4 weeks, with the next meeting of the working party to take place after this is complete.




Potential Interested Parties


Officers and the Chair to arrange meetings with interested parties:


·         Farmers

·         Fitzwilliam Estate

·         Fitzwilliam Trust Corporation

·         Auctioneers


Meetings to be held once the project proposal is complete and ready to present.


Any Other Business


There being no other business, the meeting closed at 7:30pm