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On the Brink – A Co-housing community in Sheffield

July 2017

Wrigleys has been involved in this interesting proposal to re-use an unloved NHS office building for a co-housing scheme.

On the Brink is a group of people developing an intentional co-housing community based in Brincliffe House (hence their name, On the Brink) in Sheffield.

The group acquired a large unoccupied former office building that had been unsympathetically extended by the previous owners. The group has recently acquired planning permission which will allow it to bring the building back to its former glory as a home. The builders are now on site and plans to progress stage 2 of the development are afoot with funding from Charity Bank.

The project is well advanced but there is still room for a few more members if people are interested.

 

Photo: On the Brink members admiring progress on site with visitors from Wrigleys and Charity Bank

 

Further Reading

Please see On the Brink's fascinating website which includes more about the individuals involved and their plans for the community development.

https://onthebrink.community/ 

Wrigleys services for co-housing and community-led housing groups

Charity Bank website

 

If you would like to discuss any aspect of community-led housing further, please contact Emma RidgeElizabeth Wilson or Peter Parker on 0113 244 6100.

You can also keep up to date by following Wrigleys Charities and Social Economy team on Twitter here

The information in the glossary is necessarily of a general nature. Specific advice should be sought for specific situations. If you have any queries or need any legal advice please feel free to contact Wrigleys Solicitors

 

 

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Breakfast Briefing

Date: 01 Aug 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Alacoque Marvin, Solicitor at Wrigleys

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Date: 17 Oct 2017

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Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Speaker: Keynote Speaker: Sarah Atkinson - Director of Policy and Communications for the Charity Commission

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