The Head Ranger to be heard.
The Head Ranger was heard regarding the viability of a catering facility on Ashtead Common and the following points were made.
· The Head Ranger noted that the Consultative Group had been briefed at its January 2018 on an approach for a catering concession on Ashtead Common. The City had appointed a consultant to review the viability of such a concession and had provided a written report noting that there was a lack of a viable business case for a catering facility at Ashtead Common.
· A Member noted that he would not welcome a further provider and felt that any further catering provision would meet with local opposition. Members endorsed the view that there was no viable business case for a catering facility on Ashtead Common.