Issue details

Issue details

Ice Rink Car Parking Provision

Cabinet, on 14 June 2023, resolved to:

1.       Grant project approval for option 1 (car parking at the front of the ice rink) being progressed on the basis of seeking to achieve around 25 spaces in total;


2.       Recommend to Council to establish a budget of £580,000 within the Council’s capital programme, profiled across 2024/25 and 2025/26, to fund the provision of new car parking at the front of the ice rink, subject to OXWED’s programme for closing the Oxpens car park, and approve the payback of previously spent feasibility funding of £46,000 into the feasibility budget; and


3.       Delegate authority to the Head of Community Services, in consultation with the Council’s Section 151 Officer, the Head of Law and Governance, the Cabinet Member for Leisure and Parks and the Cabinet Member for Planning and Healthier Communities to finalise the scope of works, undertake the necessary procurements, and negotiate and enter into all contracts for the detailed design, construction works, and all associated professional services, for the new ice rink car park within the agreed budget.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure, income or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2023

Decision due: 14 Jun 2023 by Cabinet

Decision due: Before 31 Dec 2026 by Head of Community Services

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning and Healthier Communities, Cabinet Member for Leisure and Parks

Lead director:

Department: Regeneration and Economy

Contact: Steve Weitzel, Regeneration Manager Email:

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