Decision details

Sutherland Memorial Park - Cricket Pavilion

Decision Maker: Executive Shareholder and Trustee Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Consent to enter into a licence with Sunshine Nursery (Guildford) Limited and to apply to the Charity Commission to extend the charitable objects of the Burpham War Memorial.



That the Head of Asset Management be authorised to grant a licence, outside of the Nursery operating hours, to Guildford City Cricket Youth Project in respect of their use of the Cricket Pavilion at Sutherland Memorial Park as well as a lease of a storage area within the building.


1.     To regularise the usage of the pavilion, secure the ongoing community amenity and protect the Council’s interests. Regularising the GCCYP’s occupation will protect the Council as currently the responsibilities between the Council as Landlord and GCCYP are not clearly defined and as such there are risks regarding liability should an accident occur.

2.     To fulfil the Council’s charitable trustee duties.

Other options considered and rejected by the Committee:


Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:



Report author: Damien Cannell

Publication date: 27/05/2022

Date of decision: 26/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/05/2022 - Executive Shareholder and Trustee Committee

Effective from: 07/06/2022

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