Wish List

Our monthly outgoings are covered by the regular rentals, but if we want to do anything extra we have to fundraise specifically. Below is a list of the projects we are still fundraising for and a list of completed projects from previous years.

Ongoing projects:

  • Provide a buggy shelter
  • Upgrade Pre School garden
  • Rebuild / replace outdoor storage building
  • Replace / improve the disabled toilet facility

2024 completed projects:

  • Additional upgrades to emergency lighting
  • Major cleaning/clearing of gutters, gulleys, soffits and facias and essential roof repairs
  • Insulation of attic space
  • Refresh of the ladies and gents toilet facilities and new doors
  • Replacement of grass/muddy area at rear of hall with permeable stoney area complete with seating
  • Changes to hot water plumbing distribution
  • Car park and emergency line marking
  • Planning for improvements to the disabled toilet and baby changing facilitity

2023 completed projects:

  • Preparation, purchase and installation of a smoking shelter
  • Wainscotting the entrance lobby
  • Preparation, purchase and installation of a salt bin
  • Completed the installation of a fire and smoke detection / alarm system
  • Completed the installation of new emergency lighting in all areas
  • Completed the installation of energy efficient LED lighting and motion sensors
  • Commissioned the installation of loft insulation
  • Completed new pathway at rear

2022 completed projects:

  • Purchase of wine cooler for bar area
  • Redecoration of disabled toilet
  • Redecoration of cloakroom
  • Replaced old standard pinboards with fixed wall boards
  • Replaced the large trestle tables
  • Purchased 8 round trestle tables
  • Fitted an outside tap
  • Replaced small grass areas at rear of hall with concrete
  • Design, manufacture and fit a mounted hall logo
  • Investment in an online accounts package (Quickbooks)

2021 Completed projects:

  • Repair and repaint main hall and stage area
  • Purchased and installed a new bicycle rack
  • Repair and repaint the rear lobby
  • Replaced small and medium trestle tables
  • Fitted a new kitchen together with a new cooker hood
  • Repair and repaint the front lobby
  • Refurbish and upgrade the bar area

2020 has seen limited opportunities for fundraising and we have seen a dramatic dip in our finances as we have been forced to close the hall due to Covid-19. Despite this we have achieved the following:

  • New Interior Doors
  • Creation of a new cloakroom
  • Creation of a new hall office
  • Replace overhead projector screen
  • Stage floor was extensively refurbished

2019 completed projects:

  • Replace Hand Dryers
  • Create and build under stage storage
  • Replace soffit, fascia and guttering
  • New roll-down shutters for kitchen and bar openings
  • New Alcove Lighting
  • Creation of a Heritage room in conjunction with local historian Dr Susan Pittman and Crockenhill Parish Council
  • Fitted Wainscotting to lower walls in main hall
  • New Curtain tracks to stage curtains
  • New window roller blinds

If you can help with any of this, please let us know.  Thank you