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Thursley Village Hall Roof and Heating Renewal

(Surrey)

The project is to improve the comfort level of this old building for community users, particularly the elderly and young. The village is rural and without transport links or facilities. The hall is a vital central hub. Insulation, retiling, heaters and ceiling fans will make it more environmentally sound and decrease current high energy costs.

Our goals:

  • Community user comfort. Re-tiling, insulation, renewal of heaters and introduction of ceiling fans will improve the warmth of the hall for all users increasing the utilisation especially in winter when the community is more isolated due to weather.
  • Reduce environmental impact. The vaulted, uninsulated ceiling currently leads to a large loss of heat which will be prevented with retiling and insulation. New efficient heaters and ceiling fans will regulate the warmth more effectively.
  • Improve the long term sustainability of the hall. The improvement of the warmth of the building will encourage greater community use. The decrease in running costs will help to keep the hall as a viable facility for current and future generations.
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How we will achieve our goals

We have already been fundraising by holding community events and this together with current funds will provide the final means to start work in the Autumn. We already have quotes for the works and the community award will enable us to begin.

Where the money will go

The village is made up of a distribution of ages but it is especially the elderly and young who are affected by the cold. This is evident with the current heating system. Increase in warmth will mean that not only will it be more attractive to these particular users but may stimulate other activities where cold is currently a deterrent e.g. yoga.

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  1. Posted on August 20, 2017

    They are doing a great job and deserve all the help they can get

  2. Posted on August 29, 2017

    Thank you very much for your compliment, we wouldn’t be able to do it without the support of the Village.

  3. Posted on August 30, 2017

    Well done Thursley people. Without people like you our precious village communities would die. Long live and live on.

  4. Posted on August 30, 2017

    Good Luck. I love village halls and all they offer the local and wider community.

  5. Posted on September 1, 2017

    Good Luck Thursley villagers. You deserve all the help you can get for making your community a better place to live.

  6. Posted on September 1, 2017

    Good Luck!

  7. Posted on September 1, 2017

    Hope you get the funds. Good luck with the project.

  8. Posted on September 2, 2017

    Goodluck with this lovely old village hall, fingers crossed! Well done for all your hard work.

  9. Posted on September 3, 2017

    I hope you get the funding and votes. When I worked at butterflies it definitely needed doing 🙂 good luck

  10. Posted on September 4, 2017

    Many people put in a lot of hard work to sustain such a focal point for a lovely community like Thursley.
    Good luck and keep up the good work!

  11. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Good Luck

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