FOI request (FOIR-168216488)
Sport and Leisure
Requested Thu 16 January 2020
Responded Thu 27 February 2020
1. What is the council's set budget for expenditure on sport and leisure facilities for the following two years:
a. 2012 (so the 2011/2012 budget)
b. 2020 (so the 2019/2020 budget)
2. I would also like to know how many of the following facilities were owned/operated by the council for the above two years (so January 2012 and January 2020) please:
Public swimming pools. Also, how many of these pools are Olympic-sized? (2012 and 2020)
Public athletics tracks (2012 and 2020)
Public cycling tracks/velodromes (2012 and 2020)
Public playing fields/football rugby pitches does the council own/operate (2012 and 2020). This does not need to be broken down by size etc.
a) 2011/12 - £62,110
b) 2019/20 - £79,110
Public swimming pools - Hastings Borough Council (HBC) operated one public swimming pool in both periods
Public athletics tracks - HBC has not operated a public athletics track in either period
Public cycling tracks/velodrome - HBC has not operated a cycling track/velodrome in either period
Public playing fields/football rugby pitches does the council own/operate -
Public playing fields 2012 - 2020 - 5
Football pitches in 2012 - 21
Football pitches in 2020 - 18*
Rugby pitches in 2012 - 0
Rugby pitches in 2020 - 0
* though the figure has reduced the number of venues remains the same, exact pitch provision varies season by season as user demand varies.
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