Decision details

Allocation and Release of Developer Contribution to deliver the Paddock Wood Community Centre at Memorial Field, Paddock Wood

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Rural Communities

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The report seeks approval to allocate and subsequently release s106 funding once received by TWBC totalling £528,852.91 from planning obligations relating to the planning applications for four developments.  These funds to include indexation and be for the benefit of Paddock Wood Town Council in the delivery of their Community Centre and Sport Pitch enhancements which are both currently under construction. 

Decision:

RESOLVED - 

1.    That subject to the conditions set out in the s106 agreement being met in full, £307,800 of developer contributions plus indexation through planning obligation for Church Farm (Ref: 14/504140/HYBRID) be released to Paddock Wood Town Council once received by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council be approved. The funds to be used to deliver their Community Centre currently under construction at the Memorial Field in Paddock Wood.

2.    That subject to the conditions set out in the s106 agreement being met in full, £118,450 of developer contributions plus indexation through planning obligation for Mascalls Farm (Ref: 17/03480/FULL) be released to Paddock Wood Town Council once received by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council be approved. The funds be used to deliver the sports pitch enhancements on the Memorial Playing Field at Paddock Wood.

3.    That subject to the conditions set out in the s106 agreement being met in full, £102,602.91 of developer contributions plus indexation through planning obligation for Mascalls Farm (Ref: 19/03349/FULL) be released to Paddock Wood Town Council once received by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council be approved. The funds be used to deliver the Community Centre.

 

Reasons for the decision:

To support Paddock Wood Town Council’s request for funding to deliver the Community Centre Project at the Memorial Field.

Alternative options considered:

Do Nothing and reject the request for funding.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

No conflicts of interest were declared by any Member who was consulted in respect of this decision.

Publication date: 17/11/2022

Date of decision: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

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