Provide and create a public community and welfare building. A social meeting space which is affordable and available
18th Ipswich (Holywells) Scout Group
Create an easily available and affordable community/welfare building in an area where no such facilties exist.
A space for Scouts to share with childrens parties, social circles and hobby groups.
Improve an existing building solely used by a scout group at minimal cost to create a greater value social asset.
Refurbish 'Rackets Court' Cliff Lane
Activities» Install disabled ramp and refurbish toilet facilities to provide disabled access.
» Replace main hall floor and install underfloor heating.
» Install cavity wall insulation
» Open up 'gallery' area to create meeting space
Success will be... community groups acessing our building regulary.
Scout group thriving in conjunction with other new and existing community welfare groups. All sharing the benefits of a low cost buildng
Lease - Building owner has agreed to meet the conditions of any restrictions with regards to donations.
Costs - allowances will need to be buiilt in for cost overruns.
Restrictions - whilst works are being carried out the building will be unavailable. We have outline agreements in place with other groups as a temp meeting spaces
Financial statements, newsletters and committee minutes.
Website, email and verbal communications as required
Budget - Project Cost: £50,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £5,000 Ramp/Toilets Install permanent ramp and modify toilets £15,000 Floor remove, install heating, replace floor £15,000 Gallery Open and improve gallery area £5,000 Meeting Decorate/furnish meeting area £10,000 Insulation Insulation cavity wall insulation
Current Funding / Pledges
Source Amount Geoffrey Burton Charitable Trust £400 Guaranteed
Gainsborough Ward, Ipswich, Suffolk
Children, local community, community/welfare groups, parents/parties, social groups,
Current building residents of 77 years. Ideally located to gauge public opinion
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Group Scout Leader
Building Manager and committee member. Ex-Scout