Since August 2012 have you had to close any sporting facilities, if so, how many?
How much money did you annually spend on sport in 2012?
How much money do you annually spend on sport now?
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request concerning Brentwood Borough Council owned sports facilities, this has been passed to me for a reply as the responsible Officer for this service area.
• There have been no Council owned and operated sporting facilities closed in the last ten years within Brentwood.
• In 2012 the Council expended £20,500 on the maintenance of its sports facilities on materials and machinery, this figure does not include the staffing costs as there are no dedicated members of staff allocated to just sports provision. In addition to this the Council also expended £220,853 on the management and maintenance of its 18 hole golf course [these figures do not take into account any income generated form the provision of sporting facilities.
The figure expended on sport provision has remained unchanged since 2012.
• In addition to this the Council also owns a leisure centre/complex offering both indoor and outdoor sporting facilities however this is leased to and operated by a third party trust [Brentwood Leisure Trust] and so I would need to refer you to them for the above information.