MCC Update – February 2024

MCC Update – February 2024 Despite the Christmas break there has been much on-going activity with key milestones becoming tantalisingly close. We are updating our original design brief to ensure it meets with the potential hall users’ requirements and those of Wealden District Council (WDC) planning department. We are also appointing a new architects firm,…

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MCC Update – January 2024

The project is now proceeding at pace. We have excellent news in that WDC has confirmed at its December 2023 Cabinet meeting that they still fully support the project and have agreed a budget that enables the health centre to be built. The joint project team is making progress with the key legal documentation which…

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MCC Update – December 2023

Momentum continues as Plan B for the Mayfield Community & Health Centre is rigorously pursued by the MCC team. The revised Plan B, which replaces the original design concept, adopts a design and build method with the contract placed under an established Framework Agreement. This enables a quicker and more cost-effective contractural process to be…

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MCC Update – November 2023

The Mayfield Community & Health Centre project is regaining momentum with Plan B, which is a cost-reduced design albeit providing much the same functionality as Plan A. Meetings with Wealden District Council (WDC) are now occurring regularly with monthly Project Board meetings and two weekly design team meetings. Governance issues have been addressed and the financial structure…

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MCC Update – October 2023

Progress may appear slow, but the recently formed new Mayfield & Five Ashes MCC Committee has been working hard to find a way to build a new Community and Health Centre that couples the needs of our Parish with the budget. In order to avoid the disappointments of the past, we have also wanted to…

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MCC Update – September 2023

Following the demise of the original plan for the new Mayfield Community and Health Centre due to it exceeding budget, a ‘Plan B’ is now actively being pursued by the Parish Council (PC) which will involve a combined design and build approach.  The PC has received a quote for a ‘Plan B’ design from a…

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MCC Update – August 2023

Following the local Parish Council election in May, a fresh Mayfield & Five Ashes Parish Council Community & Health Centre project team (MCC Committee) has been formed to pro-actively drive forward the construction of the new building which is to be located at the top of Court Meadow. The team comprises seven Parish Councillors, the…

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MCC Update – July 2023

As many of you will already be aware, the outcome of the open tender process for the procurement of the new centre resulted in three bids all of which were significantly higher than the original indication. Inevitably, the joint project board of members of the Mayfield and Five Ashes Parish Council and Wealden District Councils…

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MCC Update – June 2023

Following the 4th May 2023 local elections there has been a major change in the councillors that represent our Parish and full support for the Mayfield Community and Health Centre (MCC) project can be expected from here-on in. The results of the local elections also mean that there will be a newly shaped Wealden District Council (WDC) and once the newly…

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MCC Update – May 2023

Tenders for the Mayfield Community and Health Centre (MCC) have been received by Wealden District Council (WDC) which are to be considered by the joint (WDC and MCC) Project Board. However, WDC have confirmed that there will be a delay in communicating the findings due to a period known as ‘purdah’, which is when the District Council is not permitted to do anything or…

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