Decision details

Part Refurbishment of Bracknell Leisure Centre

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for investment into various areas of Bracknell Leisure Centre in order to improve the customer experience.


RESOLVED that the Executive:


i.       Supports additional investment in the Bracknell Leisure Centre based on Option 2 described in paragraph 5.5 that will secure significant enhancements to the facility to benefit users in addition to meeting the invest to save threshold through an increased management fee payment for the Council, and to enable this.


ii.     Agrees to release section 106 funding allocated to the provision of built sports and recreation


RECOMENDED to Council to approve a Supplementary Capital Approval with the associated borrowing costs already accounted for within the Option 2 figures detailed in recommendation 2.1.

Reasons for the decision:

Detailed within the confidential report.

Alternative options considered:

Detailed within the confidential report.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Will be contained within a confidential Annex

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery

Other reasons / organisations consulted

As part of the works discussion with Bracknell Leisure Centre users.


Bracknell Leisure Centre users

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

Report author: Damian James

Publication date: 20/06/2023

Date of decision: 20/06/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/06/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 28/06/2023

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