Tag Archives: Swimming

SLM Contract Extension

SLM Contract Extension Document ( Download, PDF) On Wednesday the 27th of July I visited Cambridge City Council, accompanied by two readers of my website, to view the city council’s accounts. One of the areas we looked into was the council’s transactions with Sports and Leisure Management Limited (SLM). SLM run the city’s swimming pools, [...]

Parkside Pools Refurbishment Consultation

Noticeboard at Parkside Announcing the Consultation Parkside pools are due to close in November/December this year for refurbishment of the changing rooms. A meeting of Cambridge City Council’s community services scrutiny committee on the 17th of March gave the go-ahead to the work. Councillors were told the total capital cost of the project is estimated [...]

Swimming Pool Management Fees Revealed

The five volume contract between Sports and Leisure Management Limited and Cambridge City Council. Sports and Leisure Management Limited (SLM) currently has a contract with Cambridge City Council under which it runs: Parkside Pools The Abbey Pools, including the floodlit pitches The King’s Hedges Learner Pool The Jesus Green Pool The city’s six paddling pools [...]

Questions to the Cambridge City Council Executive – February 2009

At full Cambridge City Council meetings councillors are able to ask questions to executive councillors; these have to be submitted in writing the day before the meeting. A ballot is held to determine the order of questions and as many as can be dealt with in thirty minutes are answered. Any questions remaining beyond that [...]

The Future Management of Cambridge’s Swimming Pools

Cambridge City Council’s Community Services Scrutiny Committee on Thursday the 15th of January 2009 will be discussing an item entitled: “Leisure Management Contract September 2010 Onwards”. Not only does this item have an obscure title, but it is scheduled to be discussed in secret, with the press and public excluded. I believe what is to [...]