Canolfan Pentre – community asset transfer

The former Pentre Day Centre, is now a busy hub of activity for Pentre residents and is offering learning, skills and employment activities, as well pre-school, mother and toddler groups and clubs for older residents.

The local group Canolfan Pentre which is run by local volunteers is now a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), with a 25 year lease on the building from January 2016. The group has a 2-year rent free period and will go on to pay a £1000 annual market rent. Canolfan Pentre have received support from Interlink, Valleys Kids and the RCT Together Team on funding, business planning, appropriate legal structure etc. The group is working to help reduce poverty, increase educational achievement and support community development.