New role for Downsview Crescent youth centre

The youth centre in Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, is to be renovated and used by Uckfield College to support a variety of students.

A spokesperson for the college told Uckfield News there would be classrooms within the building and it would accommodate the Special Educational Needs and Disability department.

The youth centre in Downsview Crescent which is to be renovated to include classrooms for neighbouring Uckfield College.

A building control application has been submitted to Wealden Council which specifies internal room alterations, toilet upgrade/removal, decorations and floor coverings, but no further detail.

The number of the application is F/190/2295 and it can be seen on the Wealden website.

• It was revealed at a town council meeting in December that a youth club which had been meeting at the centre was looking for a new home and considering looking at using cafes in town. See a previous Uckfield News story: Youth club could move to Uckfield High Street.

Building work progresses at Uckfield College, next door to the youth centre.

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