Everybody Sports and Recreation Staff Consultation meeting held Thursday 15th October 2015 at Crewe Pool.15/10/2015
Unison Branch Secretary, Craig Nicholson and Assistant Branch Secretary, Sue Pullan attended the Everybody Sports and Recreation Staff Consultation meeting held Thursday 15th October 2015 at Crewe Pool.
Paul Winrow (Operations Director - ESAR) Tom Barton (Head of HR/OD - ESAR)
Key Areas Discussed
• Crewe Lifestyle Centre
Keys handed over 19/02/16
Official opening 01/04/16
ESAR will manage and operate whole building providing - catering facilities - 4/6 new job positions, - bespoke cleaning team to maintain property (TUPE Transfer in) - key holder responsibility - health and safety responsibility
New Swimming pool opening hours to be agreed. (Potential contract changes)
No anticipated redundancies as considered a growth area for the business.
Clarity of roles - Individual 1-2-1 sessions with Richard Jones (manager) and Debbie Christopherson (HR) start Friday 16th October and will run through to November 2015.
Relocation issues being looked at - car parking, both staff and users (major concern),
• Closure of Victoria Community Centre
Official closure 28/11/15
University Technical College taking over
• Crewe Swimming Pool
Official closure 31/03/16
• Sir William Stanier School
Leisure joint use Contract finishes 31/03/16, will no longer be local authority subsidised after that date.
If school take on use of building as a leisure facility, then potential TUPE transfer.
• Brooklyn Building, Holmes Chapel
New ESAR Leisure Headquarters
• Holmes Chapel Community Centre leisure facility opening 28/11/15
• Congleton Leisure Centre conversion into Lifestyle Centre refurbishment
• Health and Open Space conversation taking place with Council regarding future service delivery
Positive messages about the future of Leisure facilities in Cheshire East
Unison Branch Secretary
Cheshire East Unison