Decision details

The Towers Outdoor Education Centre - Options Appraisal

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To determine the future direction for the operation of the Towers Outdoor Education Facility.


1.     That the preferred option 1 for the future of Towers Outdoor Education (close Towers immediately, with users signposted to alternative provision, and the Council’s Asset Management Board to determine the disposal process) be approved.


2.     That further work being undertaken with users of Towers to identify alternative options for outdoor education be supported.


3.     That under the #YES, engage with parents, young people and schools’ longer term to ensure a range of activities and opportunities are accessible for all children and young people.



Report author: Richard Welch

Publication date: 20/02/2020

Date of decision: 19/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 19/02/2020 - Cabinet

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