{meta} Decision - Brookhouse Football Changing Rooms Project

Decision details

Decision Maker: Property / Regeneration Briefing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I Paul Dennett, City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the Salford City Council Constitution do hereby approve:


1.The placing of a restriction on Salford Council’s freehold legal titles to the Facilities making up the Brookhouse Football hub site as security for the Grant for a term of 21 years from the 4 March 2019 which was the date of acceptance of the Grant (“the Clawback Period”)


2. The acceptance of the obligation to make good, at a cost to Salford City Council, any disruption to the Brookhouse Football Changing Rooms Project (shown edged red on the attached plan and hereinafter referred to as “the Facilities”) caused as a result of the exercise of the rights referred to in clause 2.5 of this report


The Reasons are to facilitate the playing of junior and girls’ football on the site. This will help address the shortage of facilities across the City for these growing areas of the sport.


Options considered and rejected were – nil

Assessment of Risk – Low

The source of funding is:

  • £140K SCC Capital programme allocation
  • £305,916 Football Foundation grant requested


Legal Advice obtained 30/5/19 Deborah Scott

Financial Advice obtained 30/5/19 Alex Archer

The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

  • Plan showing the extent of the restriction on the registered title.
  • Report submitted to Property/Regeneration Briefing on 27 June 2019


Contact Officer:  J Ashley   Tel No 0161 779 6043


This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member or Strategic Director

The appropriate scrutiny panel to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.



Signed: Paul Dennett

City Mayor

Dated: 27 June 2019



This decision was published on Tuesday 2 July 2019                                              

This decision will come in force at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 9 July 2019 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.





Publication date: 02/07/2019

Date of decision: 27/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/06/2019 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Effective from: 10/07/2019

Accompanying Documents: