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Thinking of expanding?

If you're bursting at the seams, then you need to think big! What's your next step?

If you've outgrown your premises, then there's lots to think about if you want to extend. There are tips for you here, to help you deal with planning issues. 

You'll also need to look at your tenure. That could affect whether you can extend and get funding. Not sure what your tenure is? We've got that covered too. 

Plus there's loads of advice to help you make more money from what you've got. 

So get going... 


Security of tenure

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Have you got it or not?

Find out what sort of agreement you've got in place for using your sports facilities - and how that could affect your plans for the future.

We've outlined the main types of agreement that are in use by community groups. 

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Security of tenure & funding

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The big questions that funders will ask you to answer

If you're applying for certain types of funding, then you'll need security of tenure for your land and facilities. 

This applies to public funding for any land or building project. It includes Lottery funding from Sport England. 

Here are some of the big questions that you'll need to answer...

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Maximising use of your facilities

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Connect with the community and make more cash

Owning your own facilities can really benefit your group, and the local community. But the costs are often hard to bear.

Here, we explore how you can make money from your facilities. 

There are some amazing case studies to inspire you. 

Get the lowdown

Developing your own facility

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Are you looking to enhance or develop your current facility or build a new one?

We know how important the right facilities are for organisations to be able to deliver activities.

We understand the challenges you face and how daunting it can be to start developing a facility project.

Our guidance sets out the key areas to consider and the wider community benefits that could be achieved, whatever the size and scale of your project.

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