235 Development of land held for planning purposes
235 Development of land held for planning purposes

(1)     A local authority may—

(a)     erect, construct or carry out on any land to which this section applies any building or work other than a building or work for the erection, construction or carrying out of which, whether by that local authority or by any other person, statutory power exists by virtue of, or could be conferred under, an alternative enactment; and

(b)     repair, maintain and insure any buildings or works on such land and generally deal with such land in a proper course of management.

(2)     This section applies to any land which—

(a)     has been acquired or appropriated by a local authority for planning purposes, and