We run various community development initiatives, encouraging residents to play an active part in their neighbourhoods, and improve their skills.
The Havelock Community Centre provides a range of services for the community including a dedicated children’s centre, parent and toddler club, football sessions, after school club, youth club and basketball for people with disabilities.
The Swanfield Community Centre is a local centre for residents in the Swanfield area. The Centre offers various activities for local residents including an IT suite and computer club for older people, football and dance sessions, mum & toddler group and boxing club.
The Beethoven Centre works in partnership with the Local Area Renewal Partnership and the Queens Park Forum to respond to local issues identified in the Queen's Park Neighbourhood Plan. The Queen's Park Plan is the result of extensive consultation with residents and highlights the priorities for the area.
The Beethoven Centre addresses these by fundraising to deliver activities to meet local need and address the following themes of the plan:
- Health - affordable fitness classes, a food co-op, 'Cook & Eat' sessions and 'Drop in to weigh'
- Housing - Housing Advice Plus
- Children - affordable physical activities, Dr Bike workshops
- Community cohesion - events to bring the community together - Black History Month events, film screenings, summer festival
The Leys Estate, Oxford
A2Dominion part funds the running of the following community buildings:
- The Dovecote Centre, a facility providing activities and resources for local parents and children
- The Clockhouse, a facility providing activities for older residents
- The Barn, a community centre with a hall for hire, providing youth projects and community activities.
Welcome to your Home
The ‘Welcome to your Home’ event provides information for residents moving into their new homes as well as providing an opportunity for residents to meet their neighbours.
Housing Advice Plus +
Local drop in sessions enabling residents to speak to their housing officers, welfare and debt specialists, job advisors and health trainers supported by Arabic, Bengali and Somali translators every Monday afternoon at the Beethoven Centre.