Planning permission granted!
On 30th June 2020 the Broxtowe Borough Council Planning Officer granted planning permission for the construction of the new HQ.
This is an exciting moment for 2nd Beeston Sea Scouts.
We now have 3 years to raise at least £250,000 in 3 years and to build the new headquarters.
The site survey has been completed.
We have an architect's plan for the new building.
A 25 year lease has been signed with Broxtowe Borough Council.
An application for planning permission has been granted.
All that we need to do now is raise at least £250,000
There is a little uncertainty about how much we need to raise. Experienced project managers have made informal estimates of the build cost. We have yet to have a formal build cost.
How you can help
In addition to our various fundraising activities, we have some online fundraising opportunities.
You can help by
We are part of the Broxtowe Lotto. For £1 a week you could win a prize of up to £25,000.
We get 50% of every ticket sold!
fundraise as you shop online
There are various options for raising money for us while you shop online.
Utility switching and fundraising
If you are thinking of switching utility providers, take a look at this page. You could save money and raise a donation for the us at the same time.
Find out more..
you can donate online either
on this site
Our merchant account deducts about 1.2% of the donation as a transaction fee to cover costs.
or by using Give as You Live.
They deduct 4.8% of the donation as a transaction fee to cover costs.
Gift Aid it
Whichever way you donate, please remeber to tick the Gift Aid box if you are a UK taxpayer.
This will allow us to claim an extra 25% from the government!
1) Site survey costs deducted
2) includes donation of £50,000 + Gift Aid
3) Planning application legal fees deducted
|June 2020||Planning permission granted!|
|May 2020||Plans permission notices displayed.|
|Apr 2020||Planning permission applied for|
|Feb 2020||Plans aproved by Executive committee.|
|Oct 2019||Lease signed for 25 years|
|Jul 2019||Exec previews proposed architect plans|
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Our current headquarters building is now over 65 years old. It has lasted us well, but is now showing signs of its' age. The asbestos roof is leaking, wall blocks are crumbling, the kitchen and toilets are in poor condition, its' poorly thermal properties make it expensive to heat. In addition it is not large enough for the group, and lacks suitable facilities to make it usable by other community groups.
We need to raise a substantial sum of money, at least £250,000 in 3 years to build a new headquarters.
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