Good free guidance to the law on community buildings and land

This guidance is designed to help busy managers of community buildings who understand the importance of making informed decisions about their premises.  Developed by Russell Cooke solicitors, this guidance will also be useful for trustees and members of management committees and all in the sector who want to check or improve their understanding of the law in this vital area.

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Capital Grants from the Arts Council

A capital grant is available from the Arts Council – but the programme is closing soon.

The Arts Council Small capital grants programme makes grants of between £100,000 and £499,999 for capital expenditure

The deadline is 5 pm Thursday 8 October.
Building Assets would be pleased to discuss any ideas you may have for an application for this funding, or to offer our services if you receive funding for a buildings-related project.

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Fantastic new guidance to the law about buildings and land added to our resources

The guidance is designed to help busy managers of community buildings who understand the importance of making informed decisions about matters to do with their premises. Developed by Russell Cooke Solicitors, this guidance will also be useful for trustees and members of management committees and all in the sector who want to check or improve their understanding of the law in this vital area.

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Valued pubs to be protected

Changes to the planning system should stop valued community pubs from being demolished or converted into different uses against the will of local people. These safeguards will apply to pubs which have been listed as Assets of Community Value.

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