Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Centre (SILC)

The Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Centre (SILC) project aims to build a leisure centre and indoor ice rink on a site next to Smallbrook Stadium.

In December 2019 the planning application was approved by the Isle of Wight council.

Below are articles relating to the project.

Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Centre: Decision by Secretary of State over call-in revealed

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

Because of an outstanding objection – the application was referred to the Secretary of State, to consider whether to call it in for his own determination

Monday, 27th January, 2020 2:55pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

Jubilation as plans for new Isle of Wight ice rink and leisure centre approved

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

The applicants now have to win over Sport England who objected to the use to the land

Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 3:23pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Plans for new ice rink and leisure centre criticised over ‘lack of detail’

ice and leisure centre plans - drawing

Although the application has received 225 letters of support, objections from the likes of Sport England, Island Roads, Ryde Town Council and Southern Vectis are starting to emerge, with many of them citing a lack of detail in the application.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 6:08pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Sport England object to plans for Ryde ice rink and leisure centre (updated)

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

Sport England oppose the proposal saying there is "little evidence is provided demonstrating the need for the new facilities".

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Fundraising weekend planned for new Ice and Leisure Centre

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

This inspiring and exciting new facility could be built and in use within 12 months say the applicants. A fundraising weekend is planned to coincide with the planning officer's decision.

Thursday, 18th July, 2019 9:44am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments