The framework for promoting physical activity builds on an assessment of West Suffolk’s playing pitch and sports provision that was carried out in 2015 by consultants, 4Global. The study is a factual third-party assessment of current provision and perceived need for the area as a whole. It will help to provide strategic direction for future implementation of leisure facilities in partnership with clubs and other organisations.
The assessment was commissioned in order to help the council to:
The executive summary was noted by the West Suffolk Joint Growth Steering Group on 8 February 2016. View the reports at: Executive summary - West Suffolk Sports Facilities Assessment
View the assessment documents:
We have started to build on this work already by adopting the strategy and talking to clubs and organisations in Bury St Edmunds about the future need for sports provision. This work will extend to the other major centres of population across West Suffolk.