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East and central area

Residents of Castle, Evington, North Evington, Spinney Hills, Stoneygate and Wycliffe are invited to find out more about the TNS programme and make suggestions for change.

Further information

Proposed changes to neighbourhood services

St Matthews Centre

  • The centre already hosts a wide range of services including a library, youth centre and housing front desk and self-service access to council services
  • Invest in the centre to complete redecoration works and to provide extra interview rooms for use by housing customers
  • Accommodate St Peters Neighbourhood Housing Office as part of the existing housing offer

African Caribbean Centre

  • Retain the building
  • Explore ways of reducing centre running costs working with stakeholders and partners

Highfields Library

  • Retain the library
  • Redecorate the library and improve facilities in the building
  • Install public WC facilities

St Peters Neighbourhood Housing Office

  • Move services into the improved St Matthews Centre
  • Convert the housing office into additional housing

Knighton Library

  • Retain the library
  • Install key fob access to the library for community group use out of hours

St Barnabas Library

  • Retain the library
  • Move Humberstone and Rowlatts Hill Neighbourhood Housing Offices’ front facing services into the St Barnabas Library building
  • Install self-service equipment for improved local access to council services

Coleman Lodge Community Centre

  • Explore options for disposal of the building including sale, lease or demolition
  • Work with groups to identify the best location for their needs 

Humberstone Neighbourhood Housing Office

  • Move services into the improved St Barnabas Library building
  • Explore options for disposal of the building including lease or sale

Coleman Neighbourhood Centre

  • Retain the centre and the ball court
  • Work with groups to increase use of the building
  • Rowlatts Hill Neighbourhood Housing Office
  • Move services into the improved St Barnabas Library building
  • Explore options for disposal of the building including lease, sale or clearance for potential housing development 

Evington Library

  • Retain the library
  • Install key fob access to the library for community group use out of hours

What happens next?

We will consider all the feedback received during the consultation before taking a decision on the final proposals.

Previous consultation

You can read the results of the first phase of the consultation on the following link:

Attachments