► Management ◄

Matters currently under discussion include:

        a major clearance of the round pool (to include a new dipping platform).
        update 02/2018 An EU grant will be used for this purpose during the winter of 2018/2019

        clearance of the area adjacent to the old tunnel and a commemorative screen

        a willow screen along the Glade footpath for the benefit of the Forest School

Martin Noble, a committee member of FoKPM, published a draft Management Plan for the Paddock Mound site in November 2014.  See these links:   Main Report  Annexe A  Annexe B-E

In May 2015, Ketley Parish Council which at the time was negotiating to take on a 25 year lease of the Paddock Mound site, commissioned CFP (the Coach House, 143-145 Worcester Road, Hagley DY9 0NW) to prepare a maintenance & management plan for the site for a five year period. CFP published their report in July 2015 and it can be seen here. Here is the latest update to the Management Plan.
In September 2015  Ketley Parish Council decided not to take up the lease of the site. A memorandum of understanding between Telford & Wrekin Council, Ketley Parish Council and Friends of Ketley Paddock Mound now exists for the maintenance and management of the site. Meetings of this K.P.M. Management Group are now held quarterly with all three parties represented.

On February 1st 2016 at a meeting of the newly-formed Management group, Becky Eade of T&WC presented a draft Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the future management of Ketley Paddock Mound and asked for comments by each party by no later than Monday 22 May 2016, with the view that this would be formally signed off at the next Quarterly Management Meeting on 3 May 2016.  It was acknowledged that the position regarding insurance would need to be included in this document. Details here

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