Decision details

The Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World Development

Reference: D49829

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve in principle the development of an indoor play facility at the Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World.

Decisions:

The Director of Communities and Environment submitted a report which outlined a proposal to develop an indoor play facility at the Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World following other developments which have been undertaken at the attraction in recent years.

 

RESOLVED –

(a)  That approval be given to the in principle development of an indoor play facility at the Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World, with approval also being given to an injection of £2.0m capital, funded through prudential borrowing;

 

(b)  That approval be given to incur necessary expenditure to undertake a full feasibility design;

 

(c)  That the necessary authority be delegated to the Director of Communities and Environment to enable the Director to make the necessary authority to spend approvals for the full scheme, subject to consultation with the Executive Member for Environment and Active Lifestyles;

 

(d)  That it be noted that the Chief Officer, Parks and Countryside will be responsible for the implementation of this project, with an anticipated opening in Easter 2020.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: Roundhay;

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Environment and Active Lifestyles

Contact: Michael Kinnaird 0113 378 6002 Email: mike.kinnaird@leeds.gov.uk.

Report author: Michael Kinnaird

Publication date: 01/07/2019

Date of decision: 26/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/06/2019 - Executive Board

Effective from: 06/07/2019

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