• Dawley Town Hall Set for £100,000 Transformation



    Great Dawley Town Council were jumping for joy today as news reached the Town Council that they have successfully secured a £75,000 grant from recycling giant and Telford & Wrekin Council contractor Veolia.


    The grant has been matched funded by Great Dawley Town Council with £25,000 and £1,000 from Dawley Town Hall.


    This money will be used to enhance the offer at the Town Hall for the community by;


    • To link Dawley Town Hall with 2 and 3 New Street (a building recently purchased by Great Dawley Town Council)
    • Install a permanent and purpose made bar in the Town Hall
    • Move and extend the toilets from their existing location to the current Council staff office, install a better equipped disabled toilet and changing room facilities
    • create a Community Room
    • refurbish the existing Town Hall floor,
    • create a reception space in the 2 & 3 New Street
    • make repairs to the Town Hall Roof.


    The Town Hall was brought back into community use in 2013, with the help and support of Veolia and other partners, with a bid secured for £50,000 grant from Veolia and £100,000 from Telford & Wrekin Council in 2013.


    Mayor of Great Dawley TC Cllr jane Pinter said  “Since re-opening the Town Hall in 2013 the hall has hosted events for thousands of residents; the hall is special for so many reasons and this grant will ensure that the Town Hall enhances its offer for the community we serve. We are delighted and over the moon!”


    Cllr Shaun Davies, Chairman of Great Dawley Town Council added “This is simply amazing! We could not be happier, we have worked hard to bring the Town Hall back into community use, which involves improving the Town Hall every year, and our plans are to literally expand our offer with linking the building to 2 and 3 New Street in Dawley; this grant will mean we can offer even more to more of our residents and community!”


    Cllr Andy Burford, a former Director of Dawley Regeneration Partnership and Local Councillor added “This demonstrates the real hard work of Town Council Staff and Councillors and partners, the Town Hall is at the heart of the community and this grant really is a big boost to our community”


    Great Dawley Town Council are delighted that Veolia have once again partnered and supported the Town Hall and it’s community; and the Town Council want to thank Veolia for their generous grant support.







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