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Strategic Business Services Manager - Matthew Jones
It is recommended that DCC lease the land between Barnstaple Rugby Football Club and the Western bypass to Barnstaple Rugby Football Club for a period of 25 years, with the provision for break clauses at 10, 15 and 20 years.
To offer the Barnstaple Rugby Football Club Ltd a new 25-year lease.
The field is currently being leased by the club on a 5-year lease (expiring 31 August 2021) and the club has expressed an interest in a longer lease. The DCC land is allocated in the North Devon and Torridge Local Plan for a Park and Change Site. However, the Highways Department do not consider the site to be appropriate or required for such use.
1) To retain the land and maintain at DCC expense. 2) To develop the land for a Park and Change.
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