Foundation House celebrates new rooms and garden

Our community hub, Foundation House, can now offer a home to three more community groups in Stratford. Currently, there are eight amazing groups who hold 12-month licences for a variety of spaces across a range of activities, including counselling and advisory services, community arts, first aid training and storage. It usually welcomes another 50 groups, […]

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Calling green fingered volunteers!

We’re so proud of Rowley Fields Community Orchard and it’s great to see it thriving. After this spell of very warm weather and following advice from The Heritage Fruit Tree Company, we need volunteers to help us knock any fruit from the trees as it is within the first two years of planting and also […]

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Table Tennis has arrived at Rowley Fields

WE’RE pleased to announce that a new table tennis table has been installed at Rowley Fields. It is the latest addition to Stratford as part of the Ping! initiative, a joint venture between Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council and Table Tennis England. Sara Aspley, Chief Executive at Stratford Town Trust said: “We’re thrilled to support the Ping! […]

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Join our team – Buildings & Facilities Manager vacancy

We are looking for a Buildings and Facilities Manager to join our team. Reporting to the CEO and working alongside external partners you will be responsible for effective facilities management, ensuring that it is in line with our Strategic Plan. NEBOSH certified you will lead the organisation in an advisory capacity as the Competent Person […]

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Art mural underway

We’ve been excited to see artist Katie O busy at Foundation House this week. She’s been incorporating the winning designs from our Big Art project competition to provide a mural which will become the backdrop for our new sensory garden. Thank you to everyone who entered. We can’t wait to share the final mural design […]

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Big Art Project needs you!

Foundation House are running the Big Art Project and we need you to join in! We are looking for art or photos on the theme of ‘what Stratford means to you.’ Ten images will be selected and used as part of a mural created by artist Katie O and will be installed in a newly […]

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Community Recharge Fund makes a difference

Stratford Town Trust are pleased to have awarded £122,258 to local good causes through its Community Recharge Fund. The fund was created in response to the many challenges faced by voluntary and community groups as a result of Covid-19 and aimed to support them to look forward and build their skills, capacity and resilience. The […]

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Turning the riverside green

The riverside in Stratford-upon-Avon is set to be transformed thanks to an award of £1.5million by Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership to Stratford-on-Avon- District Council working in partnership with Stratford Town Trust. The Riverside Green Corridor scheme will revitalise the river frontage, provide high quality public space for use by all, create new green routes into […]

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Lottery Boost for Foundation House

WE were delighted to be awarded £105k by the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by the National Lottery Community Fund. The grant will help us adapt our community hub, Foundation House, in response to some of the issues created by the Covid-19 pandemic. Foundation House had to close its doors to the public and to […]

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Stratford Town Trust welcomes new Trustee

WE ARE pleased to welcome our newest Trustee, Josie Stevens, who was appointed to the Board following a competitive process. Josie will bring with her a range of skills and expertise in marketing and communications as well as a real passion for her hometown of Stratford upon Avon. Currently the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer […]

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