Property services

Property services is made up of the following teams:

Estates team

What we do:

  • keep a comprehensive and up to date record of all council land holdings
  • manage all the council’s commercial property and negotiate all agreements and leases including rent reviews
  • keep the council’s property portfolio under review and seek opportunities for income generation or cost savings in respect of under-performing assets
  • negotiate the acquisition and disposal of all council interests in land and buildings and settle any property-related compensation claims
  • inspect council land and property and seek to prevent or deal with unauthorised access, encroachments and uses of council land

Buildings and maintenance team

What we do:

  • deal with routine and planned maintenance of the council's buildings
  • ensure that council occupied buildings are suitable for individual service provision and ‘fit for purpose’, as well as ensuring they are maintained to current Health and safety standards
  • provide a construction and refurbishment service for council-owned buildings
  • energy monitoring and initiatives and implementation of energy and water policies
  • spatial planning service and advice on maximising utilisation of assets
  • ensure, where practicable, premises are accessible for disabled people
  • manage building-related capital works projects

Facilities team

What we do:

  • security and keyholder services for the Public Service Plaza, including evenings and weekends
  • cleaning and catering functions for the Plaza
  • attendanting and chauffeuring functions at the Plaza
  • printing and stationery functions
  • portering and courier functions including arrangements for the council’s shared equipment, such as furniture, projectors and screens etc
  • acts as licensee for the liquor, entertainment and other purposes within the Plaza complex

Vacant council-owned property

UNIT SU32b, Meridian Shopping Centre, Elm Lane, Havant, PO9 1UN

The unit is located on the first floor of the shopping centre, is suitable for Class E ‘Commercial Business & Service’ use within the Use Classes Order 2020 and is approx 57.59 sq m/620 sq ft. 

Contact our Estates Team if you have any questions by emailing

Transparency agenda

Havant Borough Council is committed to making available a comprehensive list of our property assets.

This is in line with the government’s transparency agenda.