Decision details

Gedling Gala 2023 at Willow Park 1st July

Reference: D1423

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Environment Communities and Leisure

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To give permission for Gedling Gala to hold a Summer gala on 1st July from 7:00am until 6:00pm (official opening 12:30pm) Use of site for setting up and taking down from 7:00am until 6:00pm.


That Gedling Village Family Gala be allowed to go ahead with their family fun event as outlined on the above date. Attendance, est. 2500.
This decision is dependent on correct insurance and a SAG approved management plan and will require the issue of a user licence indemnifying Gedling Borough Council in the event of accident for any activities held on the recreation ground and to ensure the land is reinstated should any damage occur whilst accessing and exiting the site.
Also a clause in the agreement that the organisers use appropriate ground protectors across the recently installed access from Willow Lane and the new footpath within the park. The entrance and footpath should not be driven across by heavy goods vehicles without the ground protectors in place.

Reasons for the decision:

To encourage use of the Council’s Parks and Open Spaces

Alternative options considered:

Not to hold the event

Publication date: 15/05/2023

Date of decision: 15/05/2023