The Community Right to Bid is a government policy that gives local communities the opportunity to recognise and 'pause' the sale of land and buildings considered to be of importance to the community.
The Council maintains an Assets of Community Value register, which lists the land and buildings that have been successfully accepted following nomination. If any of the assets on the register are put up for sale, the community are given time to prepare a bid and can attempt to buy the asset themselves. The initiative aims to see local residents preserving the facilities that matter most to them by forming community enterprises.
- How does it all work? What is a community asset, who can nominate and how does the process work?
- Owners of a Community Asset Questions and Answers: helping owners to understand what it means to have their property listed as an Asset of Community Value
- Nominating a Community Facility Find out what information you need and how you can submit a nomination