A 1.5 per cent increase in charges to hire recreation grounds, sports pitches and pavilions will be brought in from next April by Uckfield Town Council.
A similar rise will also apply to the council’s allotment plots.
The council has five allotment sites:
- Bell Lane
- Framfield Road
- West Park
Examples of current fees and charges:
- Luxford Field (for locally based organisations): £58 per day
- Victoria Pavilion: £6.65 per hour (non commercial) and £9.20 per hour (commercial)
- Ground charges – football: Victoria £861 (seniors and seasonal per team).
The increases were agreed by members of the environment and leisure committee.
They have also agreed to increase cemetery fees. See report here