Planning Report Report to Develop the Sports Club

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Letchworth garden city sports hub supplementaryplanning
1Table of ContentsIntroduction.................................................................................................................................................2Existing sports Context site..........................................................................................................................3Facilities in Letchworth................................................................................................................................4Issues & options..........................................................................................................................................6Facilities provided....................................................................................................................................6Population...................................................................................................................................6Sports facilities calculator............................................................................................................7Facilities planning model.............................................................................................................8Involvement of private clubs...................................................................................................................8Fear hell sports centers................................................................................................................8Letchworth settlement................................................................................................................9North Hertfordshire Leisure Centre.............................................................................................9St. Christopher School.................................................................................................................9St. Francis College......................................................................................................................10The high field school..................................................................................................................10Green belt zone & other concern..........................................................................................................10Accessibility & car parking.....................................................................................................................11Medium & long term objectives................................................................................................12Sustainability of new facility..................................................................................................................12Central government policy guidance.........................................................................................12East of England plan...................................................................................................................12North Hertfordshire District local plan.......................................................................................13Recommendations.....................................................................................................................................13Conclusion.................................................................................................................................................14References.................................................................................................................................................16Appendix...................................................................................................................................................18
2IntroductionIn this present paper, we will discuss the planning report in order to develop the sports club inthe town of Letchworth garden city. There is a strong provision of local sporting facilities in thetown which is located in the Letchworth Garden city. It includes various costs of maintenancesuch as open air pool maintenance, poor condition of private clubs facilities, long-term future ofNorth Herts Leisure center and others. The site for the sports club has been identified at Baldockroad in Letchworth, and the stakeholders will be shortly identified in order to support thedevelopment of sports club in the town. The paper also describes the context site, existing sportsclub facilities, issues such as facilities provided, the involvement of private clubs, green belt &other concern, accessibility and car parking, and sustainability of the new facility. On the basis ofanalyzing the current situation, the recommendations and conclusion have been made. TheLetchworth Garden city is one of the new towns which were started in the year 1903 inHertfordshire, UK and it is considered as an example for the urban planning with the economicsustainability and community management. The population of Letchworth town is approximately33,600, and the name of the town has come from the three villages which are surrounded the city(Rutherford et al., 2014). The aim of the report is to provide the insight to the foundation in orderto overcome the challenges which came in the development of sports club. The aim ofdeveloping sports club in the town is to provide the sports facilities, and it also contributestowards the development of the town. The foundation has committed towards the long termambition for the sports village which provides the supports of economic development and heathof the people in the town. The project includes long-term commitment of funds through variousfund agencies, sponsors, and stakeholders who are interested in contributing towards the
3development of sports club in the town. Currently the sports club provides various facilities suchas 75 station fitness gym and studios, sports hub parking provision, grass junior and seniorfootball pitches, relevant changes provision and others. The new facilities in the sports clubenable to support the long-term future of North Herts Leisure center.Existing sports Context siteThe location of the sports club has been selected which is at the Baldock road site, and itis located at the eastern edge of the Letchworth Garden city. The location is surroundedby the employment area to the north, the School fields, and there is the Quinnwayresidential area at the south western area, and its edges are covered by the greenbelt zone.According to the North Hertfordshire local plan (2011-2031) the total area of 34.5 acresof the Baldock road site is mainly for the development of Letchworth Sports club whichincludes the sports ground and the North Herts leisure center comes under the districtboundary towards the North Herts leisure center and the remaining area comes under thegreenbelt zone which includes Letchworth Garden city Rugby club (Lewis et al., 2015).The principles and policies for the development of particular site are developed by theNorth Herefordshire District council (Council et al., 2015).All the development sites are explained in the report, and the development foundation inLetchworth city has determined the capabilities for the development of sports club, andlater the stakeholders are identified in order to provide the funding for the development ofsports club. The sports club will collaborate with the local club, but there are variouschallenges which come in the development of sports club such as facilities provided,impact of sports club development in the greenbelt zone and its acceptance according to
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