Issue details

Grant of Licence to Maintain Land at Beck Bottom, Hensingham, Whitehaven

Delegated Power being Exercised:
To grant a licence under contract standing order 23.4.

Subject of Decision:
The grant a licence to the trustees of the Beck Bottom Community Garden Group of land shown on the plan below for the purposes of gardening and generally maintaining the area.

Reason for Decision:
Allows a community group to undertake gardening within an attractive area to improve the amenity of the area; allow them to gain experience in gardening; allows the area to be maintained and looked after to a higher standard than what the Council, with limited budgets, could have done. Any planting of new flower beds or trees or path reinstatement to be carried out with the Council’s permission and to its satisfaction.

Request from Open Spaces Manager dated 29th July 2022 seeking authority.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2022

Decision due: 1 Aug 2022 by Clinton Boyce, Solicitor

Contact: Clinton Boyce, Solicitor Email:



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