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Combined health and community centre option for Wivenhoe
COUNTY Hall is considering leasing a former school building to GPs.
Last week the Gazette reported how those involved in the health centre project for Wivenhoe were considering a joint bid with community groups for the Phillip Road centre if it was put up for sale.
But Essex County Council, which owns the site, is now looking into the option of keeping the centre and leasing it to a combined health and community centre group.
Derrick Louis, county councillor for transformation and corporate services, has agreed to let the authority’s property team investigate the option, provided it is run on a commercial footing and can progress quickly.
Read more in tomorrow's Gazette.
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