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Parkwood Springs Lease Update

Report of Executive Director, Operational Services



The Chair clarified to the Committee that the purpose of the report was to provide an update only.


The Head of Parks and Countryside presented the report which provided the Committee with an update and overview on the Parkwood Springs project. Details and features of the park were explained, as was the intended use. The places to ride project was explained and the link with mountain bike trails. The intended improvement for facilities was also explained. It was pointed out that Sport England were being worked closely, particularly around funding and legalities. Current and future plans were outlined.


Members raised points and questions and responses were provided around:


·       The arrangement of site visits and an active and productive friends group.

·       The ongoing work with the ski slope.

·       Wetland and its attraction for different species.

·       Mountain bike provision and car parking access.



The Committee noted the report.


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