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Bournemouth 2026 Trust Gladstone Mews Boscombe Forum Debbie CliftonBob Boulton Development Manager and Company SecretaryChair of Trustees Registered Charity: Company No
Presentation What is the Bournemouth 2026 Trust all about What is a Community Land Trust Gladstone Mews Questions
Evolution Timeline Local Strategic Partnership to Trust Local Strategic Partnership Bournemouth Partnership Bournemouth 2026 partnership – 2006 onwards Reviewed in 2011 Became Bournemouth 2026 Trust – June 2012 Registered Charity – November 2012 First AGM – September 2013
What is the Bournemouth 2026 Trust? An independent charitable trust with the functions of a: Development Trust and Community Land Trust for Bournemouth and surrounding area evolved from the Bournemouth 2026 Partnership
What is a Development Trust? Development Trusts are community organisations created to enable sustainable development in their area. They use self-help, trading for social purpose, and ownership of buildings and land, to bring about long-term social, economic and environmental benefits in their community.
What is Bournemouth 2026 for? Our purpose is to make a lasting and worthwhile difference to the overall quality of life in Bournemouth. The vision for Bournemouth is a thriving town that is inclusive, fun, safe, healthy and green. To be a town that values and listens to its residents To promote healthy lifestyles, prevent ill health and reduce health inequalities To be a safe town with inclusive and vibrant neighbourhoods To be a town with strong businesses that provides quality jobs To have a sustainable environment with well designed, affordable housing and a well used public transport system Our role is to help make that happen.
How is it governed? For the first time Bournemouth 2026 has a clear and accountable ‘Trust’ structure: Registered Charity Company limited by guarantee Volunteer Trustees (Board of Directors) Membership Formal agreement with Bournemouth Council
Who are the Trustees? Viv Aird + Bournemouth CVS Martin Broad + Bourne Spring Trust/BIAC Adnan Chaudry + Dorset Race Equality Council Martin Hancock + BCHA Blair Crawford + YMCA Councillor Jane Kelly * + Bournemouth Borough Council Angela Pooley + Chair, SUSTAIN & East Dorset Friends of the Earth Andrew GlatterBournemouth & Poole College Keith LancingTreasurer Bob Boulton + Chair of Trustees Debbie Clifton + Company Secretary * Appointed by Bournemouth BC + Previously LSP Board member
Who are the Members? Trust Membership Scheme Types of members: (80+ currently enrolled) Annual Fee Full Supporting£1000 Affiliate Membership£100 Voluntary & Community org over £10k£50 Voluntary & Community org under £10k£free Individuals £free Youth Membership£free Membership application via
Why is it called Bournemouth 2026? Became Bournemouth 2026 following development of ‘20 year vision’ for the town Brought together public sector, businesses, community & voluntary partners Free to join – applications invited from all Provided a structure to enable partners to coordinate & inform joint delivery of services & gives the community a voice in shaping services and strategies
What has it done for us? 50% reduction of arson/deliberate fires since March Over 1,400 domestic violence offenders brought to justice. Improved services for survivors of domestic violence. Free customer care skills for 119 tourism/travel/leisure businesses. Over 14,000 young people screened for chlamydia and supported. Over 1,700 previously inactive now physically active and healthier. Over 2,300 households have been lifted out of fuel poverty. Young People not in education, employment or training reduced to 4.4% Over 240 people intensive supported to help them into employment. Through Bournemouth Partnership activity:
What ‘powers’ does it have? Bournemouth 2026 Trust: Has no legal powers Governed by charity and company law Trustees are accountable to membership Strong & active relationship with Council Excellent links with all sectors
How is it funded? Past – dependant upon: Grants from local/central government Contributions from members Reward grants (LPSA/LAA) Future - sustainable: Investing legacy of reward grants following past successes Business plan Membership fees Support from key organisations – e.g Health
Why do we still need Bournemouth 2026? Austerity = less capacity & service reductions Activity can be reactive/short term intervention Ongoing need for co-ordination and engagement Build on legacy + improved outcomes Modernised approach to partnership working Corporate body with freedoms and flexibility
How does the Trust work with the Council? Aligned priorities and activities ‘Trusted Partner’ – corporate entity Council appointed Trustee - Councillor Jane Kelly Use existing channels/processes where possible Geographic Priorities involve Ward Councillors Concordat outlines key issues
Business Plan: Published our 3 year plan – 2013 – 2016 Four Priorities: Legacy from former partnership arrangements Widespread consultation Both 2011 & 2012 Conferences reaffirmed them Bournemouth Community Vision: Formerly Sustainable Community Strategy What is the Trust doing?
Geographic: Boscombe West Howe Thematic: Young people realising their full potential Turnaround ‘Families Matter’ What are your priorities?
Why Boscombe? Strategic Assessment – key issues: ‘Most deprived’ super output area in south west Deprivation levels are getting worse Unless action is taken deterioration will continue Welfare reforms may exacerbate problems Priorities: Housing Employment and Enterprise Environment Crime Health Education and Attainment
What are you doing about the issues? Created Boscombe Regeneration Partnership Key agencies Committed to deal with priorities Ground level activities Provided evidence & pump priming funding - £35k Developed a clear vision for Boscombe “Boscombe has welcoming, diverse, safe and clean neighbourhoods that people are proud of, offering positive opportunities for all and an arts and heritage inspired creative buzz.” Boscombe CiC Social Enterprise Company Represents diverse groups Drive positive change and regeneration
What is the Trust doing in Boscombe? Employment and Enterprise Enterprising Bournemouth project Provide enterprise support European funding Enterprise initiatives for Young People Community Assets Commission Maximise use/support to community facilities Art, cultural and creative activities Housing Gladstone Mews Scheme – 11 new family homes
Gladstone Mews Debbie Clifton Development Manager and Company Secretary Registered Charity: Company No
What is a Community Land Trust? A non-profit, community organisation developing affordable housing or other assets that may be needed to address local need. Range in size, can be rural or urban, provide a variety of housing tenures, other community facilities, including workspaces, energy generation, community food, farming and even pubs
Based on separating the value of buildings from land they stand on and, in the case of shared-ownership homes, fixing the resale percentage. Holds assets in trust for long-term community benefit. The income streams generated from our assets are protected and used to keep assets permanently affordable, for long- term community benefit.
What is the Gladstone Mews Scheme? In partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council Two aspects to scheme: 1. Housing: 11 high quality affordable eco homes with gardens Accessible bungalow for wheelchair user Targeted at young families, first time buyers Entirely funded via £1.5 million 0% loan from Dorset LEP 2. Restoration Grade II listed building to a creative industries hub
How is Gladstone Mews different? Site owned by Bournemouth Borough Council Construction of homes/refurbish Hub by contractor Creative Hub completion – May Homes completion – June Transfer to Community Land Trust Whole site will be owned by Bournemouth 2026 Trust: Creative Hub, land and homes Homes sold to local people under a strict criteria LEP loan repaid from sales revenue
Added benefits Community orchard and allotments for residents of Gladstone Mews to grow their own fruit and vegetables and to add to their sense of community Latest fire safety sprinklers built in Higher quality than standard affordable homes Eco homes, solar PV cells, low utility bills, code 4 Rapid electric vehicle charging point Co-wheels community car club electric car to be on site Lease means can’t be sold on open market or sublet, will always benefit local community
Available properties 8 x 2 bed £117,000 (MV £180,000) 1 x 2 bed £114,000 (MV £175,000) 1 x 2 bed £120,000 (MV £185,000) 1 x 3 bed detached £146,000 (MV £225,000) NB Based on November 2013 valuation, to be revised shortly New sale prices to be available on 1 st April 2014
How big are the homes? The sizes will be on the brochure to be released by 1 st April The homes are built to Homes and Community Agency affordable home sizes 3 bed – 89sqm 2 bed bungalow – 73sqm 2 bed houses – 72sqm Mean size of average new 3 bed house is 88.5sqm, in SW is 87sqm (Royal Institute of Bristish Architects report Sept 11)
How does shared ownership work? Example House Value £180,000 Shared ownership Open market £111,150 (60%) £63,000 £5,850 Buyers 5% deposit £171,000 (95%) £9,000 35% owned By Bmth 2026 Trust Mortgage
Example of monthly property payments on £180,000 home Service charge £20 Rent on 35% share £60 Mortgage on 60% share £650 £730 Overtime buyer can staircase to own 80% NB Based on approximate costs of 2 bed home
Criteria to buy home Must have a local connection Immediately prior to acquisition been continuously resident for 11 months in last 12 months or at least 10 years in last 20 years Be in employment or accepted an unconditional offer of employment in the wards Demonstrate a family connection (mother, father, son or daughter) to the ward for a period of 10 years Must be unable to afford a similar property on the open market Be employed on a permanent contract or self employed with 3 years accounts Have minimum of 5% deposit Not own or have interest in a 2 nd property
Release dates Boscombe Dorset Wards surrounding Boscombe Whole of Bournemouth 14 th April 5 th May 26 th May 16 th June All releases close on 6 th July 2014
Allocation Online application form available by 1 st April. The homes are allocated by Bournemouth 2026 Trust according to allocations policy agreed by Bournemouth Council. A waiting list of applicants for resale homes will be maintained by Bournemouth 2026 Trust
Priority order Applications who meet the criteria will be considered in following order: 1. First time buyers 2. People living in overcrowded property 3. Housing association or Council tenants releasing accommodation 4. Housing register applicants
Accessible bungalow priority order Applications who meet the criteria will be considered in following order: 1. Wheelchair user currently living in unsuitable accommodation 2. First time buyers 3. People living in overcrowded property 4. Housing association or Council tenants releasing accommodation 5. Housing register applicants
What happens after they are sold? Gladstone Mews Management Company being set up to manage the communal areas eg allotments, orchard, road, etc and for shared costs eg building insurance, sprinkler maintenance, etc Management Company to include representation by Bournemouth 2026 Trust, Gladstone Mews resident rep and Old School House Hub manager Builder responsible for grounds maintenance for 12 months If an owner wants to sell their property we will identify a suitable buyer from our waiting list. They cannot be sold on the open market. Owners can overtime buy more share in the property up to 80% 10 year NHBC cover
What next for CLT… Fernheath Community Sports Pavilion in West Howe with Fernheath Community Sports Association & West Howe Football Club To identify next affordable housing project in Boscombe area Take ownership of Creative Industries hub in approximately 12 months time
Phone: Website: mews Shelley Manor Medical Centre, Beechwood Avenue, Bournemouth BH5 1LX Registered Charity: Company No
Bournemouth Trust – Charitable Objects The promotion for the benefit of the public of urban or rural regeneration in areas of social and economic deprivation and in particular in Bournemouth & surrounding areas by all or any of the following means: the creation of training and employment opportunities by the provision of workspace, buildings, and/or land for use on favourable terms. the provision of housing for those who are in conditions of need and the improvement of housing in the public sector or in charitable ownership provided that such power shall not extend to relieving any local authorities or other bodies of a statutory duty to provide or improve housing. the protection or conservation of the environment and the prudent use of resources. To develop the capacity and skills of the members of the socially and economically disadvantaged community of Bournemouth and surrounding area in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and to participate more fully in society. Such charitable purposes the trustees may determine.