FOI request (FOIR-387041358)
Pilot Field - terms of the lease
Requested Mon 20 December 2021
Responded Thu 23 December 2021
I would be grateful if you could provide me with some information regarding the terms of the lease for the Pilot Field between the Hastings Borough Council and its leaseholders, Hastings United Football Club.
The address is:
The Pilot Field, Hastings United Football Club and Sports and Social Club, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX
In particular I would like to know the following:
a. Term of the lease
b. When did it start?
c. When will it expire
d. Current rental
e. Rent reviews
f. Are there any rent reviews required during the remaining unexpired term of the lease and if so then when?
g. What are the terms of those rent reviews (for example, increasing by a certain percentage or another factor)?
h. Who is responsible for maintaining the site and its buildings? Is it Hastings Borough Council or Hastings United Football Club? In particular, it would be very helpful to have a copy of the wording of the relevant clauses in the lease that refer to the responsibilities for repairs and maintenance.
i. Would it be possible to have a full copy of the lease?
The current lease for the Pilot Field, dated 06/07/2000, is publicly available from the HM Land Registry:
Freedom of Information