Freedom of information response

Sports and Leisure

Publication date: 
Friday 14 February 2020

1. What is the council’s set budget for expenditure on sport and leisure facilities for the following two years:
a. 2012 (so the 2011/2012 budget
b. 2020 (so the 2019/2020 budget)

2. I would also like to know how many of the following facilities were owned/operated by the council for the above two years (so January 2012 and January 2020) please:
a. Public swimming pools. Also, how many of these pools are Olympic-sized? (2012 and 2020)
b. Public athletics tracks (2012 and 2020)
c. Public cycling tracks/velodromes (2012 and 2020)
d. Public playing fields / football rugby pitches does the council own/operate (2012 and 2020). This does not need to be broken down by size etc


1. Sports & Leisure Facilities Budget (excluding staff costs)

a. 2011/12 = £84,400

b. 2019/20 = £82,700

2a.  3 owned by the Council but not operated by the council – None Olympic size for both years

b.  One - land owned by the Council but not operated by the council, both years

c.  None for both years

d.  2012 = 112, 2020 = 112, owned and operated by the Council, both years.

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FOI 9723