Decision details

Arnot Hill Park Funfair

Reference: D1425

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 John Proctor and James Mellors to hold a Fun Fair on Arnot Hill Park on Saturday 24th June between 12pm and 8:30pm


That James Mellors Amusements Ltd and Proctors (Nottm) Fun Fairs Ltd Fun Fair be allowed to go ahead at Arnot Hill Park as outlined on the above date. Attendance, est. 5000 over the operating period.
This decision is dependent on compliance with Health and Safety Regulations, including food hygiene, correct insurance, risk assessment and safety certificate for the inflatables to be used and will require the issue of a user licence agreement 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.
The fee agreed is £300

Reasons for the decision:

To encourage use of the Council Parks and Open Spaces
To facilitate the provision of amusement rides for the residents living near to the parks and so encourage social cohesion.

Alternative options considered:

Not to hold the event

Publication date: 24/05/2023

Date of decision: 24/05/2023