Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 27 January, 2021 - 18:00

SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
Riggs Hall
The Library
Castle Gates
Shrewsbury
SY1 2AS

To Councillors Mrs G Burgess, N Green, Mrs K Halliday, I Jones, Ms J Mackenzie, K Pardy, K Roberts, D Vasmer & Mrs R Wall 

Cc All other members of the Council for information

Dear Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of the Town Council’s Recreation & Leisure Committee scheduled to take place on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 6.00pm via Microsoft Teams in order to transact the following business

Helen Ball
Town Clerk

 

Meeting Agenda Items

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1

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive and accept apologies for absence

 

2

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive Declarations of Pecuniary Interest in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

 

3

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2020

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PDF icon Recreation_Leisure Minutes 20.11.25 (Access Regs).pdf316.07 KB
 

4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

PRESENTATION – WEST MERCIA POLICE

Further to the meeting in November Inspector Saf Ali & Sargent Matt Sanders are to attend the meeting to provide an update on policing in Shrewsbury

 

6

BEAVER PROJECT – OLD RIVER BED

Matt Wilcoxon (Countryside & Greenspace Manager) and Pete Lambert (River Projects Manager – Shropshire Wildlife Trust) shall update members on the development of the Beaver Project at the Old River Project.  Members are also asked to consider the level of support the Council shall make to the project.

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PDF icon Agenda 6 - BVS 2021 for presentation.pdf3.67 MB
 

7

UPDATE ON OPERATIONAL DELIVERY IN LIGHT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

To receive an update on operational arrangements in light of the current crisis and the various Government Guidelines officers are working to

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PDF icon 6 Agenda 7 - COVID Update.pdf150.14 KB
 

8

FOOTFALL

To receive an update into the monitoring of footfall and its need for expansion

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PDF icon 8 Agenda 8 - Footfall - November All Counters.pdf413.19 KB
PDF icon 9 Agenda 8 - Footfall - December All Counters.pdf406.62 KB
PDF icon 10 Agenda 8 - Footfall Report.pdf2.33 MB
 

9

MARKETS

 

(i)   To receive an update on the work of the general market including general arrangements, uptake and waiting lists

 

(ii)  To review the Tenant Mix Policy

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PDF icon 12 Agenda 9(i) - Market Update.docx.pdf123.42 KB
PDF icon 14 Agenda 9(ii) - Tenant Mix Policy.docx.pdf186.1 KB
 

10

FISHERIES

To receive an update on the development of the Shrewsbury Town Fisheries

 

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PDF icon 16 Agenda 10 - Fisheries.pdf117.75 KB
 

11

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury

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PDF icon 18 Agenda 11 - Team Shrewsbury.pdf258.88 KB
 

12

QUARRY MATTERS

(i)    Events & Activity in the Park

(ii)   Update on the feasibility work for the Quarry Pool

(iii)  CCTV Upgrades

 

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PDF icon 20 Agenda 12(i) - Events and Activity in the Quarry.docx.pdf151.05 KB
PDF icon 22 Agenda 12(ii) - Quarry Pool.pdf114.23 KB
PDF icon 24 Agenda 12(iii) - CCTV Upgrades.pdf124.28 KB
 

13

ASH DIE BACK

To receive an update on the work to combat Ash Die Back Disease across the Town Council Estate

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PDF icon Agenda 13 - Ash dieback presentation short.pdf1.28 MB
 

14

RECREATION GROUND MATTERS

To consider the following

 

(i)    Consultation on new/improved play provision 

  1. Upton Lane BMX
  2. Upton Lane Play Area
  3. Mary Webb Play Area
  4. Kynaston Road BMX Ramps
  5. Kynaston Road Infant Play Area
  6. Greenacre Play Area

 

(ii)   Commission of Performance Quality Standard Assessments on all sport and recreational sites 

 

(iii)  Abbey Gardens - To agree proposed works following consultation 

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PDF icon 28 Agenda 14(i) - Planned Play Area Works.pdf128.37 KB
PDF icon 30 Agenda 14(ii) - Play Pitch Quality Performance Standards.pdf135.71 KB
PDF icon 32 Agenda 14(iii) - Abbey Gardens report.pdf139.65 KB
 

15

CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the following:

 

(i)   Current Status of the Capital Programme;

 

(ii)  Work that has been undertaken since Lockdown;

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PDF icon Agenda 15 - 2020_2021 Projects In Progress.pdf248.05 KB
 

16

COMMUTED SUMS

(i)   To receive an update on outstanding developer discussions/negotiations:

 

     (a)    Copthorne Barracks Play and Open Space – offsite contributions to play (£30,498 - £20498 for Shorncliffe Drive & £10000 for Silks

              Meadow – to be paid on 75% occupancy)  and open space (£115,000 for sports pitches & associated facilities at County Ground – paid on

              50% occupancy)

 

    (b)    Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – scheduled adoption Autumn 2020 – costing for snagging list agreed by developers,

            awaiting sign-off & legals

 

    (c)    Shrewsbury South Urban

 

             (i)     Sutton Grange site – ongoing – likely transfer in 2021

             (ii)    Bellway Homes site – discussion on land adoption and adoption of acoustic fencing

             (iii)   Galliers site – early discussions on land adoption

             (iv)   Community Centre – location on the site

 

   (d)   Ingleby Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – now ready for adoption – with legals

 

   (e)   Holgate Drive – Adoption & Maintenance of open space - now ready for adoption – with legals;

 

   (f)   Belvidere Paddocks/Hillside Drive – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – now ready for adoption – with legals;

 

   (g)   Sweetlake – Development of play area and future adoption of open space – Play Area currently in construction.  Developer working through

           snagging list.  Legal teams in discussions;

 

   (h)   Crowmoor House – s106 agreement for offsite play & open space contribution to be used for Upton Lane & Monkmoor Recreation Ground –

           two-staged payments on trigger on percentage occupied properties.  Council to bankroll work at Upton Lane Rec;

 

   (i)   Harlescott Infants/Juniors siteOffsite contributions to sport.

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