Decision details

Floral Future Operational Model

Decision Maker: Tourism, Communities, Culture & Leisure Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Resolved: That the Director of Neighbourhoods be authorised to:-

  1. Continue to operate the Floral Pavilion as a Council asset for the 2024/5 financial year the within a net operational budget of £500,000, whilst continuing to identify and implement any efficiency or operational savings as are required to remain within this budget.
  2. Implement the immediate efficiency measures identified in the Section 4.2 to 4.4 of this report; and

3.  Continue with the process of market engagement to establish an alternative operating model to protect the future provision and retention of the venue including the appointment of a commercial operator or the establishment of a charitable trust.

Report author: Andrew McCartan

Publication date: 08/03/2024

Date of decision: 07/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2024 - Tourism, Communities, Culture & Leisure Committee

Effective from: 14/03/2024

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