Wakefield Council spent more than 2.4 million on 22 properties in a four-and-a-half year period.

These are the 22 properties that Wakefield Council has purchased since 2014

Wakefield Council spent more than £2.4 million on 22 properties in a four-and-a-half year period.

The local authority purchased 22 buildings or plots of land for a total cost of £2,487,304 between January 2014 and March 2018, figures revealed by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ) on Monday showed. For a list of properties sold by the council in this period, click here.

Wakefield Council purchased land and a building at Tootal Street, on Gallery Walk, close to The Hepworth Gallery, on December 2, 2015, for 750,000.

1. Tootal Street, Gallery Walk

Wakefield Council purchased land and a building at Tootal Street, on Gallery Walk, close to The Hepworth Gallery, on December 2, 2015, for 750,000.
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The former Wood Street Police Station, in the city centre, was purchased on October 31, 2014, at a cost of 450,000. The building's annex was also purchased for 70,000. The council are currently converting the building into a luxury hotel.

2. Wood Street Police Station

The former Wood Street Police Station, in the city centre, was purchased on October 31, 2014, at a cost of 450,000. The building's annex was also purchased for 70,000. The council are currently converting the building into a luxury hotel.
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The council bought the Central Garage Premises, on Park Street, Wakefield for 300,000 on March 13, 2015.

3. Central Garage Premises

The council bought the Central Garage Premises, on Park Street, Wakefield for 300,000 on March 13, 2015.
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The council also purchased property at Lund Hill Lane, Royston, on January 28, 2014, for 160,000.

4. Lund HIll Lane, Royston

The council also purchased property at Lund Hill Lane, Royston, on January 28, 2014, for 160,000.
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