Community Facilities

Vision: We want to have accessible community facilities that meet our needs.


Projects and budget for 2019-2021:

Lynemouth Recreation Ground Pavilion
Amount awarded: £45,000
Estimated total cost: £150,000
Refurbishment and upgrade of the Lynemouth Recreation Ground Pavilion to improve access and optimise community usage.

Linton Colliery Play Park
Amount awarded: £45,000
Estimated total cost: £150,000
Upgrade of the current Linton play park to provide modern equipment which meets the needs of all ages and abilities.

Lynemouth Play Park
Amount awarded: £30,000
Estimated total cost: £100,000+
Funding ring-fenced with the aim of working with Lynemouth residents to create a play park fundraising group, and kick-start fundraising activity.

Lynemouth Miners’ Welfare Institute
Amount awarded: £10,000
Estimated total cost: £88,420
Improvements to the Institute building to make it more accessible and suitable for wider community use, including a lift to the upper floor.

Ellington Juniors – Multi User Games Area
Amount awarded: £54,464
Estimated total cost: £226,513
Creation of a floodlit multi-user-games- area, with an all-weather surface. This would be suitable for a wide range of sporting and exercise related activities, as well as other community uses.

Lynemouth Day Centre
Amount awarded: £5,454
Estimated total cost: £10,908
Improvements to the Day Centre building to make it warmer, more energy efficient, and a more comfortable environment for service users.