Community: Ashburton/Buckfastleigh

Date Submitted: Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:05:11 +0000
Name: Raj Patel
Organisation: Ashburton Community Enterprise
Email: raj.kenwyn@gmail.com
Service(s): Children and families
Review(s): Youth service
Asset interested in: Kenwyn House, Ashburton
Service interested in: Yes
Proposal Details: Ashburton Community Enterprise Creating a Community land Trust on the Kenwyn site that combines workspace, affordable housing and community facilities to support community well-being and resilience through addressing 5 areas of identified need in Ashburton and the wider locality
  • Permanently affordable hsg for rent
  • Managed workspace
  • Training & apprenticeships
  • Enterprise support focused on developing young entrepreneurs
  • A Well–Being hub
An inter-generational community led project designed to create opportunities for all sections of the community to come together to live, work and play. An inclusive place for all ages. Rentals from housing, managed workspace and community space hires with generate a core income to manage & maintain the site, combined with commissions & grant funded programmes of activity which will generate a surplus to be used for community benefit.