Project information

New Unit HQ

Provide a new purpose built building for Bollington and Macclesfield Sea Cadets (TS Ardent).

March 2017 - September 2017

Charity information: Bollington And Macclesfield Unit Of The Sea Cadet Corps

Bollington And Macclesfield Unit Of The Sea Cadet Corps
  • Need

    Need

    Although the Unit currently owns a building (in need of refurbishment) on the banks of the Macclesfield Canal it is not suitable for use as a Unit HQ and as a result the Cadets currently meet in a local school for training (annual rent £5K). The amount of space available to the Unit in the school is limited and as a result the Unit is restricted in the type of training it can deliver. The long term viability is of concern as the Unit is only on a terms notice.

    Solution

    The project will establish a permanent purpose built Unit HQ on the site of the building that is located on the banks of the Macclesfield Canal. This will: provide long term security, allow the Unit to take on more Cadets and Volunteers, and will also provide a secure space to store a considerable range of valuable equipment.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Provide a purpose built training HQ for Bollington and Macclesfield Sea Cadets.

    Activities

    » Fundraising. The Unit has already raised £70K (50%)towards and estimated project cost of £140K
    » Demolish and build a new building on the banks of the Macclesfield canal

    Measurable increase in the number of Cadets and Volunteers


  • Impact

    Impact

    Promote the Sea Cadets and Volunteering opportunities in the area.

    Risk

    Unable to raise the remaining funds

    Reporting

    Monthly updates will be provided

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £140,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £10,000 Site Clearance Remove old building
      £100,000 Construction Foundations and Building
      £20,000 Fitting Out Internal fit out
      £10,000 Contingency Contingency

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Unit £25,000 Guaranteed
    MSSC £45,000 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    The new build will replace the existing building on the banks of the Macclesfield Canal.

    Beneficiaries

    The local community: Young people (age 10-18) and Volunteers.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The charity is run by the parent organisation MSSC (Marine Society and Sea Cadets) which aims to be the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning. It is part funded by the Royal Navy,

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Liz Marsh

    MSSC - Property advisor

    Jason Gaunt

    Chairman of the Unit Management Committee

    Karen Black

    Commanding Officer, Bollington and Macclesfield Sea Cadets