Decision details


Decision Maker: City Mayor (Individual Decision)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for Phase 2 at a capital cost of £1.94m which will improve facilities at Spence Street, Braunstone, and Aylestone Leisure Centres.


To release the £1m policy provision in the current capital programme and request a further addition to the programme of £0.94m to fund the proposed programme.



1.    To approve phase 2 of the Leisure Improvement Programme at Spence Street, Braunstone and Aylestone leisure centres with an estimated cost of £1.94m.


2.    To note, in addition, the recent government Salix grant approval (£213,676), for energy efficiency measures at Spence Street gym which will be co-ordinated as part of this scheme. Subject to completing the Salix work by March 2022.


3.    To approve the release of £1m of policy provision for sports expansion in the current capital programme to progress the Spence Street scheme.


4.    To approve an addition to the capital programme of £0.94m from corporate resources to fully fund the Phase 2 schemes.


5.    To note utilising the National Leisure Framework to develop the Phase 2 schemes.


Reasons for the decision:

To progress Phase 2 improvements at 3 Leisure Centres.

Alternative options:

Centres provide the most advantageous ROI.

Publication date: 19/10/2021

Date of decision: 27/10/2021

Effective from: 04/11/2021

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