Decision details

Leisure Management Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To determine the future delivery model for the existing Leisure Management Contract that expires at the end of March 2021.


Having considered all of the information Cabinet agreed to -


1.    Approve the Business Case and in particular the creation of a Local Authority Trading Company for the delivery of  leisure services for the following facilities;  Plymouth Life Centre, Plympton Swimming Pool, Tinside Lido, Mount Wise Pools, and Brickfields Sports Centre, with effect 1 April 2022.


2.    Delegate authority to Craig McArdle, Strategic Director for People to:


2.1  Appoint council officers as Directors of the Local Authority Trading Company; and

2.2 Appoint either himself or another senior council officer to act as member representative for the Local Authority Trading Company and to exercise all voting rights on behalf of the Council  as member of the company subject to Key Decisions (as defined by the Council’s Constitution) being reserved to the Leader/ Cabinet) and take any necessary action to protect, safeguard and effectively manage the Council’s interest in the Local Authority Trading Company


Publication date: 10/08/2021

Date of decision: 10/08/2021

Decided at meeting: 10/08/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/08/2021

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