Issue details

Recreation/Sports Quality Improvement – Binfield Football Club

To seek approval for the allocation of S106 funding (£30,000) to support improvements to outdoor recreational and sports facilities at Binfield Football Club, Hill Farm, Binfield.

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.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/09/2020

Decision due: 23 Oct 2020 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 & Countryside Email: Tel: 01344 351226.

Consultation process

Binfield FC consult their members on all initiatives and developments going on at the club through a structured communication strategy of meetings, minutes etc and these proposed developments are included within this process (see attachment)
As part of their meeting and comms strategies Binfield FC produce a priority list of development, improvement and maintenance projects. This list has been shared with borough and parish council members/officers, e.g. Simon Cridland, Ian Leake, Ally Wickham.

They also share their plans and projects with local community through local press and social media forums and blogs.


Binfield FC members
Binfield Parish Council

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

Financial Impact: No financial impact to Bracknell Forest Council. Positive financial impact to Binfield FC, who can encourage further club membership because they’re providing these new improvements to sports/recreation facilities.