September 2020 – Planning application is submitted. Decision deadline was November 2020, but the District Council is experiencing delays
October 2020 – The ‘Save our Crown’ group conducted a community survey with a really positive response.
November 2020 – The Parish Council successfully registered the pub as an ‘Asset of Community Value’ on 17th November 2020 and as the pub is already on the market, we have 6 months (17th May 2021) to submit our community bid.
February 2021 – Wonderful response from our community. Pledges submitted to buy £120,000 in shares
June 2021 – Community business (Community Benefit Society) established. The Crown at Fivehead Community Pub Ltd. Reg. No. 8644
July 2021 – Shares available to purchase – Click here
July 2021 – Offer made and accepted to buy the pub
TBC – Business Buyers Report and structural surveys etc
Aug 2021 – Application to Community Ownership Fund
TBC – Pub purchased, refurbished and reopened
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