Planet Cheltenham wants to convert an old furniture workshop into a thriving community space where we can showcase climate solutions and provide practical information to help people in Cheltenham lead a more sustainable lifestyle.
Vision21 has bought the building, which is in easy walking distance from Cheltenham town centre and is in an area in need of both economic and societal revitalisation. Plans are now progressing to rebuild and refurbish it into a climate hub that we can be proud of. Wherever possible, the project will follow sustainable principles in the way it is designed and built. These include using sustainable materials, making the building energy efficient, and collecting and reusing water.
We are busy applying for funding towards the capital costs of the rebuild and refurbishment project but welcome donations to help us get ready to open the hub in 2023. As well as money, we welcome materials, expertise and labour.
The hub will be central to our ability to offer talks, workshops and other activities that will encourage the community to explore a more sustainable lifestyle, but in the meantime we are already running an active programme. Keep up to date on the events page.