Our Planning Application for a new Community Hub, developed for us by Sutherland, Hussey, Harris Architects, Edinburgh, has now been submitted to Hambleton District Council for approval, and includes provision for a new multi-use village hall with stage, cricket pavilion, bowls club, modern changing rooms, 2 meeting rooms, improved kitchen and storage facilities and café/bar.

Hub Planning App 3

In addition, there will be a new cricket pitch, Multi-Use Games Area for tennis, football and other sports, an area for children’s outdoor adventure play and space for a marquee and allotment gardens.  Improved parking and community recycling facilities are also part of the scheme.
Hub Planning App 2

These new facilities will be available to host a range of sporting, recreational and social activities as well as various private functions, including weddings, and will also support the needs of the School and Church, as well as the local and wider community  In order to help finance the project, the existing Village Hall site will be re-developed to make way for 5 family homes.
Hub Planning App 1

Details of the plans are available via the Planning Portal see www.hambleton.gov.uk/planning and key drawings are available to view on local noticeboards.  A decision is expected in early summer.