GP Terms of Reference

The committee will be responsible for the following:-

1. Town Council owned areas of land:-

  • Hardings Lane Recreation Ground
  • Local Play Areas
  • Cemetery
  • Garden of Remembrance
  • Allotment Gardens
  • Wesley Gardens


2. Other Areas of land:-

  • St Mary's Churchyard


3. Amenity Land by Agreement with NDDC

  • Areas at Barnaby Mead
  • Areas at Kings Johns Road
  • Downsview Drive
  • Other areas of NDDC owned land in the town as identified in the agreement


4. Developer owned Amenity Land and planted areas in the town

  • Saxongate


5. Town Council owned buildings

  • Town Hall
  • The Old Mortuary
  • Cemetery Chapel
  • Other Town Council Assets
  • Public seating as listed on the assets register
  • Portable unit providing temporary changing facilities and public conveniences at Hardings Lane Recreation Field
  • Horticultural Plant and Equipment
  • CCTV Cameras and monitoring equipment


6. Health and Safety

Ensuring all tasks carried out by the outside ground staff team complies with current Health and Safety legislation.

Ensure that Risk Assessments are in place for all tasks carried out by the outside ground staff


7. Administration

The committee will provide detailed reports identifying costs involved when recommending funding approval for any areas of its responsibility.

The committee will provide detailed reports for all of its meetings to Full Council

The committee may instruct the Town Clerk to action correspondence, prior to a Full Council meeting, providing the content is for information only and the response will not interfere with any decision that Full Council may take, when receiving and adopting the report.