Children's services - How will it work | Oxfordshire County Council

Children's services - How will it work

What you need to know about the approach in practice and the sites in scope.

We are interested in exploring options in relation to the future use of Children’s Centre and Early Intervention Hub buildings. To enable community groups to have as much time as possible to consider alternative solutions, we provided information for each site as part of a property audit on:

  • site information, ownership, leases
  • site costs/ Building Maintenance
  • utility costs
  • potential rents from OCC
  • percentage or amount of property management recharge
  • any current income streams  

Building information of each of the sites in scope can be accessed by clicking on the building names below.

The county council's Community Asset Transfer Policy (pdf format, 339Kb) explains how surplus buildings or land owned by the county council can be made available for use by town and parish councils and community and voluntary organisations.

Interested?

Expressions of Interest for asset transfer have now closed as many communities are now entering in lease arrangements with proposed services to follow.

Sites in scope

A list of the in scope sites are detailed below by district locality. All sites were considered on an individual basis.

Oxford City:

Cherwell:

South Oxfordshire:

Vale of White Horse:

West Oxfordshire:

Other

Mobile Children’s Centre – this is pending further information being made available on usage, costs and potential to supplement the new service and may become out of scope for the community offer.

Further information

If you have any queries that have not been addressed here or in the project document or are interested in starting discussions on future proposals, contact us.

Last reviewed
20 October 2017
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