12:04PM, Tuesday 24 May 2016
Originally published on Friday, May 20.
No agreement has been reached in the council’s attempts to buy Maidenhead Golf Club out of its lease, the chairman has insisted, despite rumours to the contrary.
Speculation on social media over the possible sale, which the Advertiser understands could be worth more than £14million, emerged this week. The lease has 23 years to run and the council has earmarked the 150-acre site for a potential 1,200 homes.
Chairman Brian McGinley said a joint statement will be given by the club and the Royal Borough, but that is unlikely until after next week.
He said: “We have not sent any documents. We are still in discussions. Things are clearly progressing.”
Mr McGinley said there was nothing new to add after his statements given to the Advertiser last week.
He added: “We are inundated with rumours. We are still as we were.”
Paramedics were called to the scene of a medical emergency in Maidenhead on Monday morning (June 27).
A teenager who died after getting into difficulty in the Jubilee River has been described as a ‘gentle giant’ in a tribute from his school.