Decision - Hollingbury Park and Waterhall Golf Courses

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Hollingbury Park and Waterhall Golf Courses

Decision Maker: Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To consider the future of the golf courses at the end of the existing management contract in March 2020.

Decision:

That Committee:

 

1)            Approves the marketing of Hollingbury Park Golf Course and the Waterhall Golf Course on long term leases for either golf or other leisure use. 2.2 Delegates authority to the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture to undertake the marketing exercise referred to in 2.1. 2.3 Notes that a further report will be brought back to a future meeting of the Committee which will set out the outcome of the marketing exercise referred to in 2.1.

 

2)            Delegates authority to the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture to undertake the marketing exercise referred to in 2.1. 2.3 Notes that a further report will be brought back to a future meeting of the Committee which will set out the outcome of the marketing exercise referred to in 2.1.

 

3)            Notes that a further report will be brought back to a future meeting of the Committee

 

4)            Agrees that as part of the further report, committee agrees to consider an additional alternative option, as set out below:

 

Option 5: To bring the operation of both golf courses back in-house with the option to convert one or both of the courses into a different type of leisure facility or environmental space

This option will explore the opportunity and financial viability of bringing both courses back in-house, with the option of converting one or both of the golf courses into different types of leisure facilities, as referred to in 4.3 of this report, and including the option to explore the feasibility of a rewilding project.

Report author: Ian Shurrock

Publication date: 21/06/2019

Date of decision: 20/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/06/2019 - Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

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