local info ... and so much more

Wine, Dine & Recline

The Three Pigeons Inn. The perfect place to wine, dine & recline in the centre of Banbury. Call: 01295 275220. Or Email: . to book your table or room.

The perfect place to wine, dine & recline in the centre of Banbury.

 The delivery of a new youth centre in Banbury’s Bretch Hill area has moved a step closer.

New design to help youth centre shine.

The delivery of a new youth centre in Banbury’s Bretch Hill area has moved a step closer.

On Thursday, 21 June, Cherwell District Council’s planning committee approved some minor changes to the design of the new building for The Hill Youth and Community Centre. From July the council will be engaging with potential contractors who have expressed an interest in building the centre, with work expected to start onsite in the autumn.

Permission for the centre was first granted in March last year, but following an initial round of tendering, the design has been rationalised to ensure the centre can be built on budget. Changes to the design include a minor reduction of the overall size of the building, a simplification of the roof profile and changes to some of the materials used.

Cllr David Hughes, chairman of Cherwell’s planning committee, said:

“It is key that we deliver a high-quality result for the community in Bretch Hill, while also demonstrating financial responsibility. Therefore, lots of work has been going on behind the scenes to ensure that this fantastic new facility is delivered to a high standard and within budget.

“From the committee’s point of view these are minor changes to a scheme which will bring a whole host of benefits to the community, with buildings that sit comfortably within the wider area.

“The newly-approved design will ensure that the needs of the community can still be met within the approved budget, and it will now be used by council officers to generate expressions of interest from contractors, before the formal tender process begins.”

The council decided to provide a new building for The Hill after damage to the roof forced the closure of the large hall. The new facility will include a large main hall, a smaller hall, plus a kitchen, changing rooms and break-out areas.

The cost of the new building will predominantly be met by Cherwell, which will pay £400,000, together with £350,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England. Banbury Charities and Banbury Town Council are each contributing £10,000 towards the project. A further £70,000 will be made up from Section 106 contributions which is money paid by developers of large housing projects to fund amenities in the community.

Like this story? Help share the news…

Share This:


Businesses that you may find useful…


The Art Framing Workshop

– art / photograph / memorabilia framed perfectly.

The Art Framing Workshop - art / photograph / memorabilia framed perfectly.

Address: 38 Parson’s St, Banbury OX16 5NA

Phone: 07846 965578

Web: www.theartframingworkshop.co.uk/

 


Flora Bella Flowers.

Specialising in weddings, events,celebrations and funerals.

Flora Bella Flowers is the passion of husband and wife team Clair & Glenn Harding. Based in the market town of Banbury, Oxfordshire.

Address: 46 Parson’s St, Banbury OX16 5NA

Phone: 01295 278888

Web: https://www.flowersbyflorabella.co.uk/

 


For Carpet & Upholstery cleaning.

Try N&S Cleaning Service – Carpet & Upholstery

A professional family run carpet and upholstery cleaning business based in Banbury. Covering, Bicester, Brackley, Daventry and the surrounding areas.

Are you looking for a local carpet cleaning company that you can trust for your carpet, rug, upholstery and oven cleaning?

N&S Cleaning Service has teams of highly trained, experienced local cleaning professionals that you can count on for all of your residential and commercial carpet, rug, upholstery and other cleaning jobs.

A professional family run carpet and upholstery cleaning business based in Banbury. Covering, Bicester, Brackley, Daventry and the surrounding areas.

All our staff are fully trained and insured.

Email:

Tel: 07856525815

Web: www.ns-banbury-carpet-cleaning.co.uk

 


Looking for somewhere to Eat Out in the area?

Dining out in Banburyshire has never been so exciting, with amazing venues popping up year upon year. Renowned for producing incredibly talented chefs, the Banbury area is developing a reputation for its growing number of excellent foodie pubs.

Sink your teeth into this list of great country food pubs around Banbury

Sink your teeth into this list of great country food pubs around Banbury

 


Need a local business?

Head over to the Banburyshire Info local business directory for high quality checked out Banbury based business,

To help YOU find a high quality checked out local business, head over to the Banburyshire Info directory page for our local business listings.

 


The community and news site for Banbury and Banburyshire.

Whether you live, work or just love the Banbury area known as Banburyshire, this website is for you. You’ll find the site crammed full of useful and essential information such as travel times, news, jobs, events, articles, food, local businesses and so much more.

Canalside in Banbury

Banburyshire Info provides a comprehensive resource for residents, businesses, and visitors to the Banburyshire area.

 

Share This:

Leave a reply