Plan to build Doncaster golf complex with hotel and homes approved by council creating 130 jobs
Plans for a multi-million pound sports resort at the site of a Doncaster golf club have been given the green light.
Bawtry Golf Club in Austerfield will soon see a new pro shop, changing suite, a driving range, sports bar and academy zone centre of excellence.
The plans also include a 76-room hotel with adjoining conference venue, main reception and health and fitness suite together with a bar, dining restaurant and permission for the change of use of land to create a new car park with hundreds of spaces.
The proposal would also include the provision for 130 jobs, being made up of 80 full-time and 50 part-time.
The scheme also includes a controversial proposal to build 18 homes along the boundary of the site which will bring in £3 million to help finance the project.
Taking four years to build, planning officer Garry Hildersley said the golfing amenities would come after 18 months and the hotel and housing would be completed nearer the end of the timescale
The applicant, Saul Construction Ltd along with Zen Golf who is bringing a ‘new concept’ of the game to Doncaster, aims to get more peopl