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2015 Annual Review

Environment

  • Our Major Project this year has been the replacement of the main roof, which previously had asbestos tiles.
  • Whilst this work was undertaken, minor remedial work in the centre such as respraying of radiator covers was undertaken
  • All storage area lighting has been upgraded and some external sensory lights replaced
  • Hot water boiler replaced due to leaking

 

Financial

Additional income has been sourced via additional bookings including:

  • Link Groups working with Healthy Darlington on a Wednesday
  • Additional Slimming World booking on Bank Holiday Mondays
  • Messy play monthly bookings
  • Additional Party Bookings on Weekends and holidays

 

Health & Safety

  • Five year Electrical Inspection Certificate undertaken in March
  • Fire Extinguishers yearly chck undertaken in April
  • PAT Testing of all electrical equipment took place in May
  • Blocked Drains in the large hall resulted in a costly clean up
  • Fire officer inspection undertaken in September

 

General

  • Darlington Christian Fellowship moved to own premises in May after eight years with us on a Sunday morning
  • Lunch Club continues to be popular with a regular cohort on a Friday, supported by Age UK and the Memorial Hospital. Fitness sessions and a trip out have also been options
  • Wi-Fi re-introduced into the large hall in November
  • Serendipity Pre-School continue to use small hall five days a week
  • Other weekly users include: Rainbows, 2 Brownie Units, Guides, Rangers, Boys Brigade, 6 fitness sessions with Mel & Doug Hutchison, Coronary Support (Yoga & Tai Chi), Rarent & Toddler sessions, Karate, Rugrats Rugby, Slimming World and DBC - Independant with young people

Testimonials from customers: “Willow Road Community Centre provides fantastic facilities that are a benefit to the whole area"