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Fire Safety-Tarporley Community Centre

Funded on Spacehive 16 January 2024

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 Fire Safety-Tarporley Community Centre

Fire Safety-Tarporley Community Centre

Tarporley & District Community Centre & Recreation Ground CIO By Tarporley & District Community Centre & Recreation Ground CIO

Improve fire safety by replacing fire doors and improving escape routes from the Building. To replace non fire safe upholstery in the building.

Tarporley Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 16 Jan 2024!

Fire Doors & Escape Routes: At the recent fire inspection it transpired that whilst our fire doors were previously compliant with regulations these have been superseded. The safety of our Users being paramount, we need to upgrade/replace at least five of our firedoors and some evacuation routes to comply with current regulations regarding emergency evacuation. Seating: Similarly some of our seating is no longer fire compliant and this needs to be replaced to ensure the safety of our Users.

What we'll deliver:

  • Foyer, Main Hall & Arthur Meredith/Stage area: Replace fire doors
  • Boiler & Electrical Switch & Storage Rooms: Install new fire doors to improve fire safety
  • Kitchen: Improve fire compliance on external locking system and renew door closer to inner door
  • Seating: Replace non fire compliant seating

Why it's a great idea:

Upgrading fire safety standards in our Building is an absolute necessity and will ensure the safety & enjoyment of the facilities by our users. This appeal will help us to keep our Community Centre open and keep room hiring rates as low as possible. It will help to promote the use of our facilities for the widest possible range of of activities and leisure pursuits including exercise class for all ages, Village Markets, Blood Donation, COVID vaccination clinics, Mother & Baby classes, U3A, Rotary and warm spaces as well as charitable events. It also helps isolated people combat loneliness. Our facility also helps to improve volunteering opportunities. Tarporley Community Centre helps to improve local democracy as Tarporley Parish Council hold meetings and consultation events . The Arts Society Tarporley, Tarporley and District Flower Club and Tarporley Amateur Dramatic Society also meet in our venue.

Steps to get it done:

  • Place contracts for work - Nov 2023
  • Agree dates for installation - Dec 23/Jan 24
  • Completion of work - end Aug 2024

Our recent fire risk assessment highligted areas of concern which need to be addressed as an urgent need so that our building meets current Fire Safety Standards and is a safe venue for users. Tarporley Community Centre is the village hub for local, social, civic and national events such as elections. We will also be the local emergency centre such this need ever arise.

Location Tarporley

About the space

Tarporley - a Cheshire village with a population of approx 3000, mid way between Chester and Nantwich


Cheshire West and Chester Council

How will the money be spent?Total £12,951

Fire Doors - £8,517 (66%)
Seating - £3,598 (28%)
Other - £836 (6%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Fire Doors
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  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT
  • Transaction fees


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Contingency against prices increasing

Total £12,951

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