North west area

After a public consultation, we made the decision to reorganise neighbourhood services in the north west area. The original proposals were amended after feedback from the community.

Further information

Changes to neighbourhood services

New Parks Centre (library, housing office and customer service centre)

  • Move adult learning services from New Parks Community Centre into the first floor of the library
  • Move New Parks STAR into the housing office
  • Change customer services provision to an assisted self-service facility located in the library
  • Refurbish the customer service centre to deliver a new community room to accommodate some community use from New Parks Community Centre

New Parks Community Centre

  • Make the building available for lease in the short term, for up to five years
  • Demolish the community centre if there is no interest in short term lease
  • Move community and learning services to the improved New Parks Community Centre

New Parks STAR

  • Move services into New Parks Housing Office
  • Re-let the shop

New Parks Youth Centre

  • Continue to deliver youth sessions at the centre
  • Work with local partners to increase use of the building

Braunstone Frith Community Centre

  • A separate decision will be taken for Braunstone Frith Community Centre to achieve the required saving on building running costs

Beaumont Leys Library and offices

  • Retain the building and relocate a number of offices into the vacant area to reduce building running costs. Incoming offices will include:
    • Beaumont Leys (Marwood Road) STAR
    • Beaumont Leys (Home Farm) Neighbouring Housing Office
    • Mowmacre (Jersey Road) Neighbourhood Housing Office
    • Other teams identified through our buildings review

Improvements will include:

  • Install self-service equipment for library and customer service use
  • Refurbish community space for use by groups in the wider area

Home Farm Community Centre

  • Make the building available under our community asset transfer policy
  • Market to commercial organisations if there is no interest in asset transfer from community organisations

Beaumont Leys (Home Farm) Neighbourhood Housing Office

  • Move services into the improved Beaumont Leys Library
  • Market the property commercially

Mowmacre (Jersey Road) Neighbourhood Housing Office

  • Move services into the improved Beaumont Leys Library
  • Market the property commercially

Beaumont Leys (Marwood Road) STAR Office

  • Move services in the improved Beaumont Leys Library
  • Re-let the shop

Stocking Farm Community Centre, Youth Centre and Healthy Living Centre

  • A separate decision will be taken for the Stocking Farm complex to achieve the required saving on building running costs

Tudor Centre and Healthy Living Centre

  • Enhance the facility to ensure a broad range of activities can be delivered

Previous consultation

You can read the results of the first phase of consultation here:

Read the consultation findings report on the link below:

Attachments