Decision details

Referral from Overview Working Group - Review of Sustainability of Harlow Playhouse Theatre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




A     The current funding for the Playhouse of £326,000 (plus recharges) per annum is maintained until 2018/19.


B    The Council seeks expressions of interest and invites potential operators with a view to reduce the ongoing funding required from the Council.


C    Cabinet notes The Overview Working Group’s opinion that funding of some scale will almost certainly be required beyond 2018/19, albeit in a potentially diminishing level.


D    Cabinet keeps under review the Capital Programme for the Playhouse with a view to aligning it with its discretionary funding.

Publication date: 26/02/2016

Date of decision: 25/02/2016

Decided at meeting: 25/02/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/03/2016

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