Decision details

Improvements to Farley Wood Community Centre

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To commit £3,800 of S106 funds towards improvements to the capacity of the Farley Wood Community Centre


The Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection approved that expenditure of £3,800 from S106 contributions be used on the Farley Wood Community Centre.

Reasons for the decision:

       i.          To update plans to improve the Farley Wood Community Centre in order to collect S106 contributions to extend and improve the centre so that it is able to provide facilities for the residents moving into new housing developments in the area.


      ii.          This project will directly support four of the Councils strategic objectives,

·        Value for money

Community involvement and the use of volunteers in the delivery of council services has increased

·        People live active and healthy lifestyles

Numbers of adults and young people participating in leisure and sport has increased

·        A clean, green, growing and sustainable place

Appropriate infrastructure development is completed to support housing growth including; Warfield Link Road, Coral Reef Junction, Jennett’s Park, town centre

·        Strong, safe, supportive and self-reliant communities

High levels of community cohesion are maintained


Alternative options considered:

None, the money was originally identified to spend on the Farley Wood CC.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: Binfield with Warfield;

Financial Impact: To spend £3,800 of S106 contributions from the Binfield with Warfield ward

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Other reasons / organisations consulted

By email and meetings


Farley Wood Community Association, Plus Three Nursery, Executive Members and Councillors

Contact: Lesley Doyle, Community Development Officer Email: Tel: 01344 352218.

Publication date: 19/08/2019

Date of decision: 19/08/2019

Date comes into force if not called in: 28/08/2019

Call-in deadline date: 27/08/2019

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