The Mountfield Hub in Orpington which is owned by Clarion, is about to have an extensive refurbishment. One of four Community Hubs managed by Play Place, this lively centre supports positive activities in the community; currently the centre is home for a Nursery, slimming group and two churches. Play Place will be running quarterly community Family Fun Days designed to promote local activities and community organisations.

Play Place want to work with local residents to develop a range of new community opportunities and activities. Our model is to generate income through social enterprise methods (hires, grants or other fundraising) and offer free community activities using surpluses that are achieved. 

Example activities may include:

  • Children and youth sessions
  • Holiday programmes
  • Community Meeting Space
  • Family activity days
  • A Community Cafe
  • All ages social programmes
  • Targeted programmes
  • Children’s parties and events
  • Commuter ICT groups
  • Health and well being 

The hub has:

  • Kitchen and catering facilities
  • Disabled access 
  • Full WiFi for Training courses
  • A Garden area

The 148 m2 building comprises:


Main Hall (95 m2) / Office (approximately 25 m2), Storage room / Side room / Kitchen / Toilets (including accessible toilet) / Entrance lobby

 

Funders:

  • Clarion Housing

 

Resources to download and print: 

Download a Resident Group Application

Community Hubs information