Statement of the reasons for the recommendation
The aim of the project is to create a new free ‘active space’ with an enhanced play area, and linking space for outdoor fitness opportunities which allows participation together by families of all ages, and links with the Council’s new Sport and Physical Activity Strategy.
As set out in paragraph 5 of the report.
1. That the refurbishment of Bench Road Play Area and installation of outdoor fitness equipment to allow for the delivery of the Improvement Project be approved;
2. That the Bench Road Play Area Improvement Project be included in the council’s capital programme, to be funded by £90,000, secured from external grants;
3. That the £10,195.36 Third Party Contribution be provided by the Council from the existing Play Facilities Capital Fund, to release the external funding and allow the delivery of the improvement project.
Any declaration of interest made
A note of any dispensation, if granted