Issue details

Grant of a further lease to Fulham Football Club for extending the duration of their temporary contractor's compound

FFC has requested the retention of its contractor's compound at Bishop's Park till 31.10.23. The present lease expires on 7.6.22. Completion of the club's stadium development has been delayed because of the effects of the covid pandemic. A new lease is subject to agreeing terms, council authority, statutory public consultation and the consent of the Church of England Commissioners.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income - Revenue between £500,000 and £5m and Capital between £1.5m and £5m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2022

Report access: Open report with exempt appendix;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: 5 Sep 2022 by Commercial Revenue Committee

Lead member: Councillor Max Schmid, Chief Whip

Lead director: Assistant Director for Operations

Department: The Economy department

Contact: David Jones Email: Tel: 020 8753 2841.

Consultation process

Yes, the below consultees' comments will be included in the KD report. Stakeholders the Friends of Bishop's Park and the church commissioners will also be consulted. The grant of a lease is also subject to statutory, 's123(2A)' public consultation.


Finance, Legal, Risk Management & Climate Implications

What is the total value of the decision?: The total value of the quoted rent is almost £559,000 but the tenant has declined to agree it so the value might be less. However, the rent would exceed the key decision threshold of £300,000 in the event of a new lease being agreed.