Case Studies

Community Land Trusts in Wiltshire

There are currently 7 formed Community Land Trusts in Wiltshire, each at various stages of their community-led housing journey. You can find more about the Wiltshire and Swindon network here.

Seend CLT

Seend Community Land and Asset Trust (SCLAT) is a locally powered initiative, supported by national and local government through Homes of Our Own, the National Community Land Trust Network and other agencies. SCLAT aims to enable parishioners to access affordable housing and develop, preserve and care for local assets for community benefit, in perpetuity. SCLAT
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Lyvennet Community Land Trust

Back in 2009 members of three villages on the banks of the picturesque Lyvenett River in Cumbria formed the Lyvennet Community Land Trust. To find out more about how and why they did it check out this short film: Lyvennet Community Trust 2011 from WeeFlee Productions on Vimeo. The community’s main concern was to deliver affordable housing for local people, one
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Bishops Castle and District Community Land Trust

The Bishop’s Castle and District Community Land Trust (BCCLT) was launched in 2007, with the aims of providing affordable housing to for working people, in an area of high house prices and low average wages, and also to provide premises for small businesses, and land for allotments, market gardens, orchards and woodland. In July 2011 two
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High Bickington Community Property Trust

After many years in the planning, High Bickington Community Property Trust is now in the first phases of the redevelopment of a former farm adjacent to the small village of High Bickington in north Devon.The masterplan (shown here) include 16 affordable and equity share homes, 23 open market homes, 6 work units, a community hall, sports facilities,
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