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08-04-2015 - - News - 0 comments

The Trustees of The Recreation Ground, Bath (registered charity number 1094519) (the "Charity") hereby give notice that they propose (subject to contract) to grant a lease of the land and buildings comprising the leisure centre which is situated on The Recreation Ground in Bath to Bath & North East Somerset Council (the "Council").

The proposed lease is for a term until 10th October 2069. As tenant, the Council will be required to use the land as a sports and leisure centre available for use by members of the public, together with parking. The lease will contain a right for the Trustees to terminate the lease if the land is no longer being used as a leisure centre. The lease will also contain obligations on the Council to demolish the leisure centre when the buildings are deemed life expired.

A plan of the land comprised within the lease may be viewed here.

Legal title to the charity's land is currently held by the Council as custodian trustee but will be transferred to the Official Custodian for Charities before the grant of the lease.

Any representations about this proposal should be made in writing and sent to the Trustees:

·         by post to The Recreation Ground Trust Bath, PO Box 5198, Bath BA1 0UG marked for the attention of Irene Simms; or

·         by email to ;

in either case so as to be received by Friday 8 May 2015. Any representations received after that date will not be considered.

Elizabeth Bloor

Chair of Trustees

7 April 2015


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