Cleeve Hill Golf Club have announced they are a step closer to a secure golfing future on Cleeve Common.  Tewkesbury Borough Council and Cleeve Common Trust have named  Cotswold Hub Co as their preferred bidder to transform the area, making the current clubhouse site a destination for all visitors to this conservation area and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). 

Cleeve Hill Golf Course

Image credit - Cleeve Hill Golf Club

The Cotswold Hub Co. will take on a new 125-year tenancy of the golf clubhouse site as well as a new licence to play golf on the common from 1 April 2021. The company is founded by Nick Hovey and Sam Foyle. Both are local which Nicole Daw, Cleeve Common Trust’s Community Outreach Officer explains is important to the Trust. 

“Cleeve Common is a very special place for a wealth of reasons, to be working closely with people who know the site already and understand its importance to local people for recreation and wellbeing, as well as its rich history and incredible wildlife value is fantastic, we look forward to working alongside The Cotswold Hub Co. and sharing ideas together soon.”  

The Cotswold Hub Co. was awarded the bid due to its remarkable proposal, which promises to deliver a place “where cyclists, walkers, golfers, riders, wildlife enthusiasts and historians all share a common interest... the unique Cleeve Hill." 

Read the full story via the Tewkesbury Borough Council website.

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