The Community Hub is one part of the a mixed use community focused redevelopment of Blackstone Field in Offerton, Stockport which also includes a Medical Centre, Pharmacy and Convenience Food Store and two residential care homes, a day centre and remediated parkland.
The brief had been initiated by Stockport Council’s property service consultants based on Council requirements and community aspirations. The new 1,800m2 hub will accommodate the relocated library from the Dialstone site opposite, along with a Multi Sports Hall (badminton, tennis, netball, basketball, 5-a-side football etc.), Gym, Flexible Community space, Refreshment/ viewing areas together with relevant supporting accommodation such as reception, administration and changing facilities. Externally there are 2 football pitches, one with floodlighting and all-weather 3G surface and the other grass.