Decision details

Public Tennis improvements in Bath and North East Somerset

Decision Maker: Director Environment

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


As part of a wider tennis strategy this decision moves provisional funding in the capital programme to fully approved to enable the refurbishment of a number of public tennis courts in Bath, Keynsham, Chew Valley and Saltford. The courts will then be managed in financially sustainable way in the future including use of web based booking systems to generate income. The funding comes from grants obtained by the Council and CiL funding with no Council funding required.


To fully approve capital amounting to £543,500 from the provisional capital programme items 'CIL - Green Infrastructure Recreation Programme', 'Public Tennis in Bath' and 'Tennis Provision - Chew Valley'

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Allow the courts to reach the end of their lives and close them due to safety concerns.
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 09/11/2020

Date of decision: 09/11/2020

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