Issue - decisions

Leisure Contract Update


Cabinet RECOMMENDED to Council:


1)    To award the contract for the operation of the Council's leisure facilities from 1 April 2024, for a period of ten years (and with the option to extend for 5 years) to Sports and Leisure Management Ltd (SLM) (trading as Everyone Active);


2)    To delegate to the Director for Housing and Communities (Deputy Chief Executive) in consultation with the Director for Corporate Services and Monitoring Officer, authority to finalise the contract and effect the contract award;


3)    To approve an allocation of £1.735m in the capital programme for 2024/25 for investment in improvement works to Waterfield Leisure Centre and Melton Sports Village.


4)    The capital allocation to be met by grant funding (subject to the outcome of current bids being confirmed), with any residual balance then being funded in the first instance by the Leisure Vision Capital Reserve, and any remaining balance being met from borrowing.