Decision details


Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council has been allocated grant funding by DLUHC from the Levelling Up Fund (LuF2) to support the delivery of the Redevelopment of Partington Sports Village.


This report seeks approval to enter into an agreement with DLUHC to secure grant funds of £18.3m. The scheme also includes an additional £1.2m match funding from the Council’s approved Leisure Investment Programme capital budget and £1.25m match funding from external stakeholders. This will support delivery of a programme of improved leisure facilities in Partington including the refurbishment of Partington Leisure Centre, Cross Lane Changing Rooms, Pump Track, Trim Trail and improved public realm.


That the Executive:


i)              Approved that the Council enters into a grant agreement with the DLUHC to access grant award from the Levelling Up Fund to support the delivery of the programme of works.

ii)            Delegated authority to the Corporate Director for Place, in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance and Director of Finance and Systems, to agree the terms and conditions of the grant funding agreement.

iii)           Delegated authority to Director of Legal and Governance to enter into the grant agreement required to finalise the transaction.

iv)           Delegated authority to the Corporate Director of Place to negotiate and award any contracts which may be required to implement this decision.

v)            Noted that the outcomes of the RIBA Stage 2 report for Partington Leisure Centre will be presented to the Executive prior to submitting a planning 2 application in 2024.

Publication date: 14/03/2023

Date of decision: 13/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 13/03/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 22/03/2023

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