Decision details

Leisure Trust Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Community Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(Reasons: LGA 1972  Sch 12A Paragraph 3 – Financial or business affairs of any particular person)


Decision Notice D200084MEM


The report of the Director of Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services provided updates on the reopening and operation of the Council’s leisure facilities operated by the Leisure Trust and to potential changes to the Management Agreement and the Service Management Fee as a result of the Covid-19 virus.




(1)          the Service areas identified in sub-section 1.4 of the report be reviewed further in liaison with the Leisure Trust and updates be reported to future meetings of this Board;

(2)          the management fee (provisional) for the year 2020/21 be set at £300,000 and the cash advance remaining at the year-end be rolled forward and that the assumed level of support required in 2021/22 be part of the forthcoming budget setting process subject to the Monitoring Officer being satisfied as to the legality of the action to be taken; and

(3)          an update on the Government’s recent funding announcement to support council leisure centres most in need be provided to the Communities and Housing Advisory Board.


Publication date: 13/11/2020

Date of decision: 10/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/11/2020 - Communities and Housing Advisory Board

Effective from: 21/11/2020

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