Decision details

Unsupervised Play Investment Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet is asked to agree the investment priorities and necessary capital programme for Unsupervised Play in Crawley for the period 2021/22 – 2022/23; and to note the provisional capital spend requirement for 2023/24-2024/25.




That the Cabinet:


a)         approves the proposed Investment Programme for Unsupervised Play for 2022/23 as set out in Appendix B to report HCS/33 adding £218,000 to the capital programme fully funded from S106 contributions.


b)         delegates authority to the Cabinet member for Wellbeing in consultation with the Head of Community Services, to conduct review stage/s and agree where necessary to reprioritise the order of delivery for the relevant phase of the investment programme.



Reasons for the Recommendations


a)         The recommendations are made to agree a programme of improvement projects for Unsupervised Play facilities and set the priorities for capital spend, ensuring the continued up keep in the quality and condition of assets.


b)         It establishes a formal process for the regular review of the investment programme; and where necessary to reprioritise the order of investments if any project conditions change over time and where health and safety risks vary the urgency.


Report author: Kate Wilson

Publication date: 25/11/2021

Date of decision: 24/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 24/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/12/2021

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