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Aylesbury Vale Local Delivery Vehicle

Aylesbury Vale Advantage (AVA), a company limited by guarantee, has been formed in response to the Government's Sustainable Communities Plan, published in February 2003. This identified Aylesbury Vale as part of one of the 4 areas designated for significant growth in the South East over the next 30 years. The Local Delivery Vehicle (LDV) is the lead development delivery body charged with ensuring the sustainable housing, economic, social and environmental regeneration and growth of the area, with the statutory planning and other functions remaining with the local authorities.

It is not intended for the LDV to duplicate or complicate existing structures and activities, but to identify any constraints to, or gaps to achieving the levels of growth envisaged and a method of overcoming these gaps. To overcome these gaps, the LDV may act as a facilitator and, in some instances, intervene directly.

The District Council, County Council, Primary Care Trust, South East Regional Development Agency and English Partnerships are the founding members of the company and in effect own the company, but it is run by a Board of 13 directors.  They operate the company in the context of the Members'  Agreement and the Articles of Association and general company law.  The company has a small team, comprising a Managing Director and three other members of staff and operates from offices in Friars Court in Aylesbury and works closely with the LDV partner organisations to achieve it's objectives.

Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher is the present Chair of the LDV Board.

For more information on Aylesbury Vale Advantage follow the link below to their website.

Date Updated: 01/05/08

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