Asset transfer is one of the areas where community groups in Lincolnshire, feel they need more help in understanding what it is, how it works, and any support available to help them achieve it.
Community Matters (www.communitymatters.org.uk) defined asset transfer as
“the shift in management and/or ownership of buildings or land from public bodies (most commonly local authorities) to communities (usually to local community and voluntary groups)”.
As part of the Transforming Local Infrastructure (TLI) Programme in Lincolnshire, some members of Involving Lincs have formed an Asset Transfer Group to develop a ‘Lincolnshire Model of Asset Transfer Support Services’.
Led by Horizon Community Development Limited (HCDL), the Group involves:
- Children’s Links
- Community Lincs
- Lincolnshire CVS
- Lincolnshire Sports
- Lincolnshire Youth Association
- Urban Challenge
These Guidances are as follows:
You can download the Guidance by clicking on each title.
A PowerPoint presentation discussing each Guidance is also compiled for Development Workers, or Local Authority Officers, to use when explaining about the Basics of Asset Transfer to the community groups with whom they are working.
Please note that these Guidances do not in any way give advice on how an organisation can undergo asset transfer. If you need advice on how to go about asset transfer, please contact Involving Lincs on: firstname.lastname@example.org who may be able to refer you to members with appropriate skills and experience in this area.