Successful bids for the Government’s Community Ownership Fund Announced 

26 September 2023

The government has published its list of successful bidders so far for its Community Ownership Fund, which 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.

Following the recent extension of the fund to include town, parish and community councils in England and Wales, the list includes eight local councils who have secured funding, as follows:

Godalming Town Council Crown Court Public Toilets Renovation £194,486 England
Chinley, Buxworth & Brownside Parish Council Chinley & Buxworth Community Centre Rebuild £250,000 England
Chaddesley Corbett Parish Council Purchase of allotment land £60,000 England
Blandford Forum Town Council Blandford Forum Corn Exchange: Restoration and renewal of a community asset £265,000 England
Knutsford Town Council Knutsford Market Hall Refurbishment £560,000 England
Leybourne Parish Council Purchase of Leybourne Woods £120,000 England
Kimpton Parish Council Kimpton Pavilion Refurbishment Project £62,000 England
Over Wallop Parish Council Over Wallop Community Pavilion £266,500 England








Click here to access the full list of successful applicants. 

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

Round three opened on 30 August 2023 and will close at 11.59am (midday) on 11 October 2023, click here for more details on round 3.

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