The company received planning permission to build 164 new homes on the site in 2014, while further permission for 51 homes on the MTLC was agreed in August this year.
The MTLC, in Pallister Park, was listed for closure by the council as part of PS14.
Alan Ransome OBE, above, chairman of Ormesby Table Tennis Club, says he has spoken to Middlesbrough Mayor Dave Budd, inset above left, over the planned sale of the MTLC
site, above far left, which could scupper the club's expansion plans
MFC's chief operating officer Mark Ellis said: "We have been working with the council to maintain the MTLC
We are confident that MFC can offer the same level of service to the MTLC clients and maintain this capability in the area.
Other options included doing nothing and closing the MTLC building on June 30, which would risk the economic benefit of training and conference business being lost to the town.
What consultations have been carried out with TAD, MTLC
and Albert Terrace and the residents who use these facilities to date?
Corporate and Central Services Modernise back office services saving PS7,800,000; Close MTLC
saving PS145,000; Close TAD Centre saving PS90,000; Close Register Office and relocate registration of births, marriages and deaths saving PS20,000; Close Park House and relocate Childrens' Safeguarding teams saving PS30,000; Close Albert Terrace facility and relocate Families Forward saving PS10,000; Introduce new model for Council Tax, Housing Benefit and Social Fund departments saving PS271,000; Introduce payments in advance for council services saving PS68,000; Increase council services accessed by IT saving PS75,000; Reduce trade union facility time saving PS43,000; Merge
At MTLC on Cargo Fleet Lane, the Speaker and Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald held a talk and Q&A session on How To Win Friends And Influence MPs.
Left - Speaker John Bercow at the MTLC meeting PICTURES: IAN COOPER
This weekend also saw the much anticipated ONECon, an anime covention which took place at Middlesbrough's MTLC
Ian Forrest runs TQ Promotions which has been set up to organise events at the MTLC