Practical support

Community Buildings building communities

CCS offer a friendly, independent service providing local expert advice and practical support to volunteers managing community buildings and village halls in their neighbourhood.

With free access to specialist information and training on management, legislation, insurance, health & safety and more, to over 100 local community group members.

It’s good to know that CCS are there to answer queries about procedure and legislation vital to the day to day running of our hall

Wendy Hobbs, Nether Stowey
How we help

What we do

Helping volunteer committee members to manage these critical community assets safely and effectively.

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Become a member

To access the FULL service it’s simple, become a Community Buildings Member:

  • FREE 24-hour access to over 80 specialists tailored information sheets on running your facility, on health & safety, management and legislation plus much more
  • Regular updates on legislation, licensing, events, training opportunities
  • Telephone/e-mail advice and support
  • Apply for our nationally recognised quality standard Hallmark for your committee and community building through our membership
  • A full listing on our Community Buildings Locator – directing customers to your facility

Robert Horn

Community Buildings Advisor



07931 871 375

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Hallmark Quality Standard Scheme

Developed by CCS and now a nationally recognised award, Hallmark level 1, 2 and 3 awards recognise good management and practice by the Community Building Management Committee.

To find out more and apply for 2020 click here

Trustee of the Year!

Nominate your Trustee of the Year 2020!

Give recognition to a long-serving member of a Hall management committee who has held an officer position
and has been very active in the work of the committee, or someone who has had a major influence on turning the fortunes of a village hall around.