Council is all set to invest in the Civic Hall "to secure its
long-term future as a community building serving the people
of Nantwich and the surrounding area."
That's what a Press Release in the middle of January said, adding "The Council wishes to
add to the accommodation in order that the building can be
used for a wider variety of community uses and events in the
are to build a single-storey extension to the rear of the
hall creating a large multi-purpose room, additional and
improved dressing rooms, additional toilet facilities and
refuse storage facilities. In order to "future proof the
proposed extension the foundations and build would
accommodate any plans for a second storey."
Council says it is eager to affect an improvement to the "current
rather poor appearance the hallís existing rear elevation
and yard presents, to this well-used public area."
"Strongly influenced by the buildingís 1950s civic
What do you think? Tell the council
THE Town Council would like to hear the public's views on
the proposals. Have your say by writing to them
at Nantwich Town
Council, Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich, CW5 5DG. Or
hall style, the
proposed extension offers significant improvements to both
the appearance and structural integrity of the existing rear
colours and form of the proposed extension are reflective of
both the Civic Hallís prominent front elevation, along with
the various finished materials featured on the contemporary
buildings around the car park.
addition of this extension and the resultant floor area
represents a major investment based on a sound assessment of
the requirements necessary to simultaneously host a
multitude of diverse functions,
simultaneously host a multitude of diverse functions,touching the whole community of Nantwich
Council has submitted a planning application for the
proposed development to Cheshire East Council. A final
decision on the scheme will be made when planning permission
is obtained, community views are considered, and the project
lTHE Town Council has managed the Civic Hall since its
transfer from Cheshire East Council in May 2012.
hall was built in 1951 and has been extended on several occasions.
It is an important venue with community groups, live music and
entertainment and private functions for the town and surrounding area
and the Town Council views it as an essential element
provision of services at the local level.