Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the work that has occurred to date since the last Cabinet meeting on this matter be noted and further endorse:

(i)            The scope of work that has been put forward by the Kidsgrove Community Interest Group in line with the expected 25 years life for the facility.

(ii)           The value of the target cost of £5.6m for the scheme that has been worked up with the building contractor, Willmott Dixon, and the Kidsgrove Community Interest Group.

(iii)          That an All-Party Cabinet panel will be convened on the 18th March

2020 to consider and comment on the scope of works and the revised cost estimates.

(iv)          That further work is being undertaken to confirm the affordability and value for money offered by the scheme including consideration of whether the additional scheme costs can be accommodated within the 2020/21 capital programme through a combination of deferring or viring funding from other capital approved schemes. The local MP is also arranging a meeting with the Sports Minister to discuss additional funding that might be made available for the scheme.

(v)           That officers in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Corporate and Service Improvement, People and Partnerships will review all of the above with a view to making a recommendation for a contract award in a final decision report.


Publication date: 18/03/2020

Date of decision: 18/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2020 - Cabinet