These are documents we've prepared or commissioned for the project:

Business Plan - prepared with the help of experienced accounts, business managers and community enterprise experts. 

Ecology Study - Phase 1 Habitat Survey & Protected Species Survey Assessment prepared by Bearwood Associates Ltd

Traffic Assessment - Automatic traffic count prepared by Nationwide Data Collection

Soakaway Test - Infiltration tests were undertaken in accordance with BRE365 guidance

Flood Risk Assessment - prepared by Hydro-Logic Services LLP

Further information regarding flood risk -  in response to a community member's concern

Planning Report - prepared by Data Orchard

Additional Planning Report - prepared by Data Orchard

Site plan - prepared by Warren Benbow Architects

Building plan - prepared by Warren Benbow Architects

Design and Access statement - prepared by Warren Benbow Architects

Meeting minutes:

2017 - Oct 04 - Draft AGM Minutes

2016 - Sept 22 - Draft AGM Minutes

Past newsletter articles:

2016 - Jan, Feb, March, April

2015 - Jan, Feb, April, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov

2014 - Sept

Other documents:

Plunkett bursary 

Community Benefit Society Rules

2015/16 Annual Return

2016/17 Annual Return


  • Update Thursday 28th December 2017

    Our planning application was due to be discussed at the Planning and Regulatory Committee on Wednesday 17th January 2018. It was with great disappointment that we have received an email from...

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  • Statement to the Parish Council Thursday 10th August 2017

    On the evening of Tuesday 8th August, Cradley Parish Council discussed the revised plans for the Heart of the Village project. Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting to give their support...

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  • Planning Application Wednesday 28th June 2017

    We have finally managed to get all our updates in for planning. We updated our wildlife survey on Morgans field and we were very excited to have found evidence of otter passing through. We found no...

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  • New Year Update Friday 27th January 2017

    Our planning application is still with Hereford. We are waiting for input from the Highways Department before we finalise the revisions to our application. We have been asked about the status of our...

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