Project information

Team Oasis International Activity Centre

Due to demographic changes, Schools across our city's are merging thus creating lots of vacant School buildings. Team Oasis is planning to acquire such a vacant School and transforming it into a multi use facility serving the Liverpool 8 area with after school, parent & toddler and youth programmes.

This project will be perpetual and sustainable.

Charity information: Team Oasis

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  • Need


    Our community has a dire lack of inclusive community facilities that encourage and support play, recreation, after school clubs, youth groups, pensioners, sole parents, parent & toddler groups. Ours is a community with a whole host of soxcial and economic distress. However this most diverse of communities can achieve immense progression towards cohesion if we had the sort of facility that we are proposing.


    Our international activity centre will celebrate diversity. The centre will nurture respect for each other, learning about each others cultures, listen to our dreams and aspirations for our children and our community. Flags of all nations will fly proudly alongside the Union flag and the flags of the four home nations and ireland. Children will play together. Parents will be encouraged and supported to engage together through parent and toddler and the wisdom of our senior citizens valued.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To acquire a vacant School building. Presently we are in negotiation with Liverpool City Council.


    » Negotiate and express our strong desire to secure a suitable vacnt school building. We are in negotiation over the previous "our lady of mount carmel"

    What success will look like

    Success will be...Liverpool City Council agreeing to offer the building on a 125 year lease at peppercorn rent

    Aim 2

    To acquire and refurbish the vacant school building.


    » Team Oasis volunteers will play a big role in refurbishing the vacant building. Obviously we will require the support of other professional contractor

    What success will look like

    Success will be...celebrating the people of this community pulling together and refurbishing this building

    Aim 3

    To hold a Grand Opening Event in April 2012 to begin a new era for our community


    » We shall invite every sector of our community as well as other famous celebs born of our community to enjoy this uplifting celebratory occasion.

    What success will look like

    Success will be...watching streams of children, young people, parents and grandparents of all cultures enjoying this new facility, having loads of fun and big cheesy smiles

  • Impact


    This project could well be the catalyst for major, major positive change in our community. You can expect a wave of mutual trust, respect and friendship to spring from this project.


    This project will need to be monitored for risk. However, preparation and planning should manage risk effectively.


    Donors will be invited to visit at any time and be informed of progression in whichever medium of communication that they prefer.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £255,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £80,000 Refurbishment Refurbshing the building in preparation for our grand open day
      £125,000 Salarys The salary's of the centre manager, administrator, playworkers, youth leaders and leaders for year 1
      £50,000 Ongoing costs Costs including insurances, activity costs, HLP, communications etc
  • Background


    This project is located right in the heart of the Toxteth, Liverpool 8 Community.


    The beneficiaries will all be from the surrounding community and neighbourhood. The community of Toxteth is listed on all national indices as being of the highest measure of deprivation with issues of high unemployment, poverty, social exclusion, facility famine, single parent families that are previlent in such communities. Those benefiting are from the most diverse communities in the UK.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Our Charity lives and breathes for our community. We know the community, the people and we strive to ensuire that this beautifully diverse community is supported and encouraged to achieve its immense potential.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Paul Nilson

    Paul is the founder and coordinator of Team Oasis and passionately believes in supporting the people in his community.

Beautiful Cultural Liverpool, Today, Tomorrow & Always

Paul Nilson