Decision details

Implementing the Leisure Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree new developments in line with the implementation of the Leisure Strategy


That the following be approved:


1)       a new boxing fitness hub based in a first floor unit in Peach Place, Wokingham. This is to be managed by WBC Sport and Leisure Team and approval for all associated fees and charges to be agreed for the hub as set in Schedule 1;


2)       the borrowing of £630k for the hub which will be funded by income from the activities, resulting in a surplus after all costs on average of £80k p.a.;


3)       a new 3G pitch and additional car parking located at Laurel Park, subject to funding and planning, and borrowing of £300k to be self-financed by the project.

Wards Affected: Hillside;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1197

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation will take place as part of the planning process, and with local football clubs and Earley Town Council
An online consultation will also take place prior to planning application being made

Contact: Beverley Thompson Email: Tel: 0118 974 6254.

Report author: Beverley Thompson

Publication date: 24/06/2021

Date of decision: 24/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 24/06/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 03/07/2021

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