Re-imagining Kellingley Social Club


Have Your Say

The 57-year old Kellingley Social Club is being refurbished and modernised to establish a community hub with flexible space to accommodate a range of new community activities while at the same time retaining the familiar social club.

Residents are invited to provide their feedback on proposed activities for the new hub which evolved from a consultation with key stakeholders in October 2020.

After reading the information below please complete the questionnaire.

Aspirations from the consultation

  1. Preserve existing activities
  2. Supporting social groups and events – history group, community events, festivals, walking group, cinema group, activities around food, comedy club, women’s institute, organised visits
  3. Private functions
  4. Conferences for business community
  5. Café (including pensioners’ lunch clubs, skills development for young people, incorporating heritage of the centre with displays and artefacts)
  6. Mental health/ wellbeing support
  7. Pre-school and parental support
  8. Youth activities (ASB prevention)
  9. Pub/ Bar (with improved outside space)
  10. Business start-up incubation space (rent a desk)
  11. Adult Education including ICT provision
  12. Continue to accommodate Step Up and Dance School
  13. Employability Support
  14. Citizens Advice - Information, Advice and Guidance
  15. Library
  16. Boxing
  17. * Allotments and growing spaces
  18. Football teams and other sports
  19. * Council contact centre
  20. Dance
  21. Police stop off point (supporting early intervention)
  22. * Pupil Referral Unit
  23. Tapas and cocktail bar on veranda
  24. Live music venue
  25. Indoor / outdoor climbing wall
  26. Pole Studio Focus wider than the immediate community – a centre that attracts people from across West Yorkshire
  27. Accommodate additional organisations/ services providers that add value to the overall service offer
* Aspirational but non-deliverable

Proposed activities based on the aspirations

The majority of the activities requested by participants of the visioning day can be accommodated by the following.

✔ Active Lifestyles
✔Adult Education
✔Adult Social Care Training Support
✔Business Support Community
✔Community Library Support
✔Community Meeting Space
✔Education & Upskilling

​✔ Employment & Skills Advice

✔ Events & Functions
✔ Homeowner Support Services
✔ Public Health Groups
✔ Social Club
✔ Tech Café
✔ Youth Activities

Services which the Council anticipates it can deliver from the hub

✔ Step Up - Free employment and skills advice service
✔ Adult and Community
✔ Education Service - Direct skills/ learning provision for residents
✔ Business support - Drop in sessions for existing businesses or budding entrepreneurs
✔ Homeowner support services - Drop in sessions for people who need money advice, support with mortgage payments, and access to energy efficiency projects / funds.
✔ Adult Social Care services - Although the Council has a centralised model for adult services through Social Care Direct, the service would be happy to provide any training and support to volunteers or staff members about how to report any safeguarding concerns for adults or how to refer to social care support.
✔ Community Library support - This might include: A range of children’s (0-12 years) fiction books, small collection non -fiction to support homework/interests rotated, Popular adult fiction, non-fiction by request, ICT equipment such as PCs/ tablets for loan or to use when library staffed, printing/copying/scanning- self serve, table-top self-serve machine for customers to issue own books.
✔ Public Health services - Which might include smoking cessation, self-help groups, drugs and alcohol and mental health support. The appropriate links would also be made with the Live Well Service.

Have Your Say

Please give us your views on the proposed services and activities for the new hub. Complete the questionnaire by 30 September 2021.