Decision details

Grant of Occupational Licence of Sutherland Memorial Park – Hall to Burpham Community Hub

Decision Maker: Assistant Director: Assets and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the grant of an occupational licence of Sutherland Memorial Park Hall to Burpham Community Hub, in line with the following terms and conditions:

The fee will be £1,584.00 per year, in addition, any hires over 746 hours per year will be calculated as one invoice at the end of the year at £2.19 for every additional hour of hire. The fee will be payable quarterly in arrears.

The agreed licence period is 5 years.

A management agreement will be appended to the licence, setting out how the Council expects the licencee to operate.

If you have any queries, then please contact Mark Appleton who will be happy to provide further information.

Reasons for the decision:

To increase the facilities for the benefit of local residents.

Alternative options considered:

The decision meets the policy requirements for the Council and there were no alternative options available.

Source of Authority to take Decision:

Council’s 15/05/2024 Constitution Part 3, Page 3-63 Para 3(b), Assistant Director of Assets and Property
in consultation with the appropriate lead councillor and subject to being satisfied that the Council will receive the best consideration reasonably obtainable:

To grant licences, easements, rights of way and wayleaves over Council owned land

Publication date: 27/06/2024

Date of decision: 25/06/2024