Successful Bids for Community Ownership Funding

26 March 2024

The government has published its list of successful bidders from round three of its Community Ownership Fund. The fund helps local community groups protect local assets at risk of being lost through community ownership such as sports facilities, arts and music venues, museums and galleries, parks, pubs, post offices, and shops.

The list of successful bidders includes the following 11 local councils:

Organisation Project Name

Total Value

Ashley Parish Council Preserve The George – for future generations


Burntwood Town Council Chase Terrace Community Centre


Calow Parish Council Recreation Ground Pavilion Refurbishment


Falmouth Town Council The Princess Pavilion


Flitwick Town Council 3 Station Road Building Refurbishment


Leominster Town Council Old Priory Centre


Lynton & Lynmouth Town Council (LTC) Lower Lyndale Public Toilet


Newport Parish Council Newport memorial clock restoration


Normandy Parish Council Manor Fruit Farm Play Area Development


St Ives Town Council St Ives Archive – to the Market House


Todmorden Town Council Bowling Pavilion Centre Vale Park



Click here to access the full list of successful applicants.

Round 4 of COF, the final one, will open soon and the government is encouraging all interested community groups seeking to secure ownership of local places and spaces to apply. Key dates as follows:

  • Expression of Interest stage – always open
  • Round 4 Window 1 is open from 25 March 2024 to 10 April 2024
  • Round 4 Window 2 will open in late May

Click here for further information.

Click here to access previous SLCC news and documents relating the Community Ownership Fund. 

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