Funding for new 3G pitch near Telford ski centre is approved
Cabinet chiefs have approved funding towards a new artificial pitch in Telford.
The scheme would also provide dedicated parking and an extension to the Ski Centre offering new changing rooms.
Telford & Wrekin Council's cabinet approved £427,000 of funding for the scheme during a meeting at Addenbrooke House last night.
It is estimated that the project will cost more than £1.7m, with the rest of the funding coming through the capital programme.
The scheme was welcomed by Councillor Lee Carter.
Speaking at the cabinet meeting, he said: "The development will hopefully boost usage of the ski centre and those facilities there."
Councillor Richard Overton added: "It's good news for the residents of Madeley. "I believe it will be a fantastic facility."
The target date for completion would be April 2018.
Subject to planning permission, the proposed facility would replace the former Madeley Court artificial turf pitch.