Decision details

Splash Pad at Coral Reef

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the construction of a new splash pad at Coral Reef using S106 monies


       i)          That the proposal for a splash pad facility at Coral Reef is agreed by the Executive Member.


      ii)          That the scheme is financed with S106 contributions allocated to built sports facilities as detailed in the Table in paragraph 5.8 of the Executive Director of Delivery’s report.


Reasons for the decision:

A splash pad will enhance and increase the capacity of the existing offer at Coral Reef, it can be used throughout the year and will appeal to a younger audience. It will be funded by section 106 contributions reserved for use on built sports.  The Council will receive a return via an increased management fee over the remaining life of the EA contract.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: As outlined in the report.

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery



Contact: Damian James, Assistant Director: Contract Services Email: Tel: 01344 355157.

Publication date: 10/09/2020

Date of decision: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 18/09/2020

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