Leeds Community Spaces

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Putting council community centres in Leeds into community hands

Organisation type

Community regeneration


Leeds, Yorkshire & the Humber

Award date

March 2017

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

To employ a resource to negotiate with the council on community asset transfer and to implement the group’s business plan, set up a legal structure for the organisation, set up routines/procedures and investigate systems.

Working in collaboration

Four organisations with a shared vision for community asset transfer and community-run services came together to invest in their local areas.

Delivering better community services

The overriding impulse for the Leeds Community Spaces initiative is to see more efficient and community-focused services delivered from community buildings.