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. 

1 Park Road South, Havant, PO9 1UN

This property is suitable for both retail & office use, with two separate areas to the front & rear of the property, WC facilities and a private car park to the rear. The premises is located on Park Road South, in close proximity to Havant High Street. The premises currently has an E use class. Other uses will be considered subject to planning.

Contact our Estates Team if you have any questions about either of the above properties, 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.