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Project information

New reception area for Bridges

To create a welcoming and accessible information and reception area for all our visitors.

November 2010 - December 2010

Charity information: Bridges Community Centre

Bridges Community Centre logo
  • Need


    An untidy and unwelcoming main entrance to this busy community centre. The current office and reception area is not conveniently situated.


    The project will create an open plan and welcoming reception and information area.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide a friendly and welcoming information and reception area.


    » By converting current 'dead' space into a new reception area.

    What success will look like

    Success will be monitored by feedback from our users and visitors.

    Aim 2

    Providing a suitable environment for training in customer services.


    » By providing a training placement in customer services.

    What success will look like

    Success will be monitored by helping young people gain future employment through a training placement.

  • Impact


    In the longer term, this change should bring about increased usage,
    accessibility and customer satisfaction.


    Nothing specific. The scheme will be project managed by an architect.


    Donors will be kept informed of the progress of the project through our e-newsletter.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £12,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £10,000 Fees Architect, Planning, Builders fees etc
      £2,000 Furniture and fittings Reception desk and other furniture

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Orange £1,000 Conditional
    Monmouth's Got Talent £970 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Facing the main user entrance of Bridges Community Centre.


    All users and vsitors to the centre.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Bridges is a focal point for the community of Monmouth, with up to 1,000 people a week using Bridges for meetings, support groups, activities, fitness sessions etc. A new reception and information area will be more user friendly, allow greater access for the disabled and will provide a one stop for all enquiries regarding the Centre.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Mark Walton

    Centre Director/Project Manager

    Heather Vincent

    Development Officer