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Ministry of Defence: Scotland

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 185927, tabled on 22 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what surplus land in Scotland his Department has disposed of in each of the last five years; and (a) who the buyer was and (b) how much was paid in each case.

Answered on

27 April 2021

The names, locations, property descriptions and sale years for sites disposed of in Scotland from 2016 to 2021 are listed below:

Establishment Name

Property Description

Sale Year (By FY)

TAYSIDE VOLUNTEER ESTATE

Army Reserve Centre

2016

MORMOND HILL COMMS SITE - RETIRED

Former Forward Scatter Site

2016

STRATHCLYDE VOLUNTEER ESTATE

Disposal Part ATC Site, Hillington Park

2017

LTPA LOCH GOIL

Remaining Land 0.164 to Community 0.046 to Castle Carrick

2018

KIRKCUDBRIGHT TRAINING AREA

25 sq m site for electricity sub station with associated servitude rights for overhead and underground cabling

2018

GPSS LINKSWOOD

Part of field south of redundant GPSS site Linkswood

2018

GPSS LINKSWOOD

Amenity land north of redundant GPSS site Linkswood

2018

VULCAN NAVAL REACTOR TEST ESTABLISHMENT

Former family quarter

2018

VULCAN NAVAL REACTOR TEST ESTABLISHMENT

Service Family Accommodation

2018

VULCAN NAVAL REACTOR TEST ESTABLISHMENT

Single Living Accommodation

2018

GPSS TURRIFF

Redundant GPSS site Turriff

2019

GPSS LINKSWOOD

Redundant GPSS site, Linkswood

2019

GPSS HEATHFIELD

Redundant GPSS site, Heathfield

2019

GPSS FORFAR

Redundant GPSS site, Forfar

2019

LEUCHARS STATION

Telecommunications Site, Outhmuir

2019

GRAMPIAN VOLUNTEER ESTATE

Surplus land to rear of Army Reserve Centre

2019

MOD CALEDONIA

Solum of Foreshore and Seabed

2020

RRS SAXA VORD

Old Radar Station, Vallafield RAF

2020

The purchaser details and sale prices for the disposed sites has been withheld in view of contractual confidentiality.