Issue details

Parks and Open Spaces Quality Improvements – play facilities at Blackmoor Playspace and Asher Recreation Ground

To seek approval for the allocation of S106 funding to support improvements to play facilities at Blackmoor Playspace and Asher Recreation Ground in Winkfield.

To confirm which financial contributions secured from developers under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 will be applied to the project.

To confirm that if approved, the S106 monies will part-fund improvements being implemented by Winkfield Parish Council.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Ascot; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/08/2019

Decision due: 18 Sep 2019 by Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Lead director: Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration

Department: Place, Planning & Regeneration

Contact: Stephen Chown, Head of Parks & Country Side Email: stephen.chown@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Tel: 01344 351226.

Consultation process

Winkfield Parish Council consulted in depth with all the children about new play facilities at Asher Recreation Ground. The Deputy Clerk and Chairman gave a presentation of the proposed upgrade at a school assembly. A questionnaire regarding preferred activities and types of equipment was completed by all children. The results of the questionnaire were incorporated into the tender specification.

Leaflet-dropped to the whole area with regards to Blackmoor Play space explaining their plans.

Various discussions at full council over the past 18 months.

Consultees

Winkfield Parish Council
Ward Councillors

Making Representations: In writing to the Director: Place, Planning and Regeneration.

Financial Impact: The S106 funding identified is available for this scheme and once approved will be added to the Department’s capital monitoring for 2019/20.