On Thursday 25th June City of York Council announced their decision to sell Oliver House to McCarthy & Stone. We take this opportunity to thank everybody who supported our campaign to buy and redevelop Oliver House. It has been an
YorSpace have been informed that the final decision on the disposal of Oliver House is to take place on 25th June, 17.30 hrs at York City Council’s West Offices. Details of the Council Executive meeting can be found here. We
Click on image to link to press feature on YorSpace members talking about our project: “We’re looking for a culture change, …We can’t continue business as usual, this is about the city we want for the future, not about
On Thursday 19th March at West Offices, members of YorSpace and the local community made representations to Cllr Dafydd Williams and the City of York Finance and Asset management team on the disposal of Oliver House. We are delighted that Cllr Williams has
YorSpace are delighted that we are one of the shortlisted bids for Oliver House, and that our community-minded development is under serious consideration by City of York Council. However, we’re disappointed that the Council seem poised to accept the highest cash-value
Click on image to link to press release: In many ways, it would be a wasted opportunity not to let Yorspace have the building. Their proposals, if successful, could act as a model for further community housing projects …we
There is still time to persuade City of York Council to support our bid. Dafydd Williams, the Leader of the Council, will announce the Council’s decision on 19th March. Please contact Cllr Williams to demonstrate your support for our project.
Click on image to link to press release: “Useful shared space allows people to forge the friendships that hold our communities together” “…when we know and trust our neighbours we look out for each other and begin to take
Site details of our proposed redevelopment of Oliver House
Click on image to link to press release: One of the most persuasive arguments is that YorSpace would be following in the footsteps of chocolate and social housing pioneer Joseph Rowntree.