Victoria Cottage Hospital site was part of
the inspiration for starting the Community
Land Trust in 2018. Those actively involved
in Emsworth Community Land Trust want to
find a way of ensuring that
community facilities and new homes that will
contribute positively to the wellbeing of
local people. Community Land Trusts, of
which there are more than 200 in the UK, can
identify suitable sites and work with
partners and the community to build truly
affordable accommodation that meets local
demand. Trusts can also build community and
health-related facilities for the locality.
The Emsworth CLT is currently looking at
several sites in or near the town.
the early February meeting on the
possible closure of the library
please ensure that you fill in a
form about your views on the future
of Emsworth Library - the form
A full hall of people at the Baptist
Church assured the Hampshire
representatives that local people
value and use the library now.
Savings can be made without closure
so that young and old alike can
continue to use Emsworth's library.
Let's help find an affordable
location in our town.
news has officially emerged that the
Emsworth Victoria Cottage Hospital
will be converted into the new
surgery for Emsworth. Work
will start in January 2020. The
people of Emsworth who attended the
public meeting in August 2018 to
object to the sale of the old
hospital building will be pleased
that public influence has changed
the NHS policy on this building. The
Doctors have the prospect of a major
move but the huge new premises, once
they are converted, should provide
exceptional new facilities.
details about this, visit Emsworth
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