Expression of Interest for 5 The Centre, Hawthorn Avenue, Greenstead

Submitting an Expression of Interest

The Expression of Interest process identifies community-based organisations or management groups who wish to lease 5 the centre, providing services that will help the local community.

Front of 5 The Centre, Hawthorn Avenue, Greenstead, Colchester CO4 3PX

Who can submit an Expression of Interest:

  • Organisations interested in leasing the property for community use must submit an Expression of Interest.
  • This opportunity is open to voluntary, community, social enterprise organisations and charities which are suitably qualified and meet the criteria.
  • Proposals by a consortium of community-based organisations are welcomed, however, should clearly show who will be responsible for areas such as maintenance, marketing, community liaison and point of contact with the council.
  • The tenant should also have:
  • A track record of successfully managing a community building.
  • Experience and expertise of financial planning and control.
  • A track record of successful fundraising.

The Expression of Interest must include:

  • the completed online Expression of Interest questionnaire, which needs to be answered in full, referring to the information supplied in this brief
  • a business plan or other documents to support the funding or costs of the property (submitted at the same time as the questionnaire)
  • evidence that financial obligations mentioned below can be met

By seeking Expressions of Interest from organisations and partnerships, we are not obliged to accept the best or any offer.

Page last reviewed: 21 August 2023