Details of community right to bid applicants published

Grove House, Penleys Grove Street

Grove House, Penleys Grove Street

Details of the organisations seeking to have two local buildings listed as being of community value have been revealed by the York Council.

The Grove House elderly persons home is interesting a group known as The Groves Association. Their application echos a similar bid made for Oliver House over 12 months ago which sought to use the building for  “communal living”.  Under current legislation residential buildings cannot be listed as being of community value. Details of a private sale are likely to be published in September

White Rose House in Wheldrake is used by the Guiding movement at present. The local Parish Council is seeking to have it listed.

Officials have ruled out listing either building

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