Focus are proud to have been the Programme Managers, funding advisors, business planners, delivery managers and technical consultants on the prestigious Lottery funded programme to create a new generation of local community centres across the Midlands coalfields. In total 12 communities received grant awards to refurbish or build from first principles, each one addressing different local needs and taken forward by committed grass roots groups.
Landmarks covered Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and was successful in building the capacity of local communities, as well as creating the infrastructure to help local people help themselves. Key projects included:
- Donisthorpe Miners Welfare, Leicestershire
- Pleasley Community Centre, Nottinghamshire
- Selston Tin Hat, Derbyshire
Client: CISWO, Derbyshire County Council
Role: Master planning, Programme Manager and Funding Consultant.
Value: £12 Million