Progress report on The Sands

COUNCILLORS are due to hear a progress report on the Sands project, as well as hearing the resolution of contractural obligations, at a meeting next week.

The freehold of phase one of The Sands development, in Scarborough will be sold to Benchmark Leisure despite major opposition from councillors.

A decision on the sale was originally taken by the council’s Cabinet in June but the decision was called in over concerns that the authority would lose control over the site.

It was deferred to leader Cllr Tom Fox it has been revealed that the sale has been agreed.

Scarborough Council will meet on Monday Novemmber 7 from 2pm.