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Huddersfield, is owned by the Support Centre at St Martins, Guernsey.
The leasehold to a single apartment at Kings Court, Kings Mill Lane, Huddersfield, is owned by a company based in the BVI.
An Anguilla-based company owns the leasehold to three apartments on Mount Lane, Brighouse.
Land off Mill Lane, Brighouse is owned by a company with a listed address in Jersey.
A Jersey-based firm also owns Clifton House in Brighouse.
Fountaine Freehold Ltd, based in Jersey, owns the freehold to 38 properties in Brighouse – 24 on Lyndhurst Avenue, one on Lyndhurst Road, eight on Long Ridge, three on Greystone Court and two on Toothill Lane.
Cliffe Commercial Business Park, at Longroyd Bridge, is owned by a Guernseybased company.
Some buildings and land have foreign owners not in tax havens.
Land lying to the north of Wakefield Road, Chesilton Avenue, Oakes, owned by Meridian Healthcare Ltd, has a registered address of Alpharetta in Georgia, USA. They also own White Rose House Care Centre in Thongsbridge.
Norwich Union House 26-28, High Street, Huddersfield, MAS Management Services Ltd, £2.9m.
6-8 St Peters Street, Huddersfield (freehold and leasehold) SYMF Ltd, £2.7m. rental income.
“This is an important way of earning money which can be spent on vital frontline services. Without this income, there would have to be deeper cuts to those services.
“To clarify the Huddersfield investment – this is just one purchase for £2.3 million, not two. The property is Northern House, which is let to Capita Business Services Limited, plus the associated car park and grounds. The land and buildings are located on the south side of Rowley Lane.
“All our investments must meet the criteria set out in our Property Investment Strategy 2014-2018. This aims to identify and acquire properties which produce high yields, combined with an acceptable level of risk.”