1st October 2015:
The future of the old YMCA building in Bond Street.
If the Cinema CPO succeeds, the locally listed YMCA building on Bond Street will be demolished to make an alternative entrance to the cinema complex. The CPO inquiry led a new group - ‘Save the Old YMCA Building‘ – to apply for it to be declared an Asset of Community Value under recent Localism legislation. Approval would have given the Group the right to buy the building for community use. The Council ruled in September against the application, despite strong local support.