The Oaklea Trust is now (December 2018) the owner of the former Edenside Residential Care Home in Appleby, Cumbria.

Edenside, in Holme Street in Appleby, was previously a residential care home for the elderly and has remained unoccupied since Storm Desmond in December 2015.

The Oaklea Trust, is keen to develop the site into extra care housing for local elderly people. This part of our website will keep you up to date with plans.

#Project Edenside

Watch this space - here we will bring you news and information on #Project Edenside

How the local Herald newspaper reported the ‘momentous’ news on its front page - 8 December 2018:

What is planned in 2019: - keep an eye out for

Consultation event tbc @ Appleby Hub 7th January 2019

Over the longer term:

  • Fundraising initiatives - we will look at ways to fundraise for #Project Edenside, how you can get involved, corporate donors/giving etc
  • Possible creation of a “Friends of Edenside” style support group where you can get involved through regular donations, receive a newsletter and kept in the loop regarding developments
  • Planning process
  • Timeline for revealing the ‘look’ (architects plans etc)

…and ultimately naming the day the first turf is cut…but that is some way in the distance yet!

On Fundraising for #Project Edenside we aim to look at:

  • Public giving/donations - regular giving/mandate to benefit #Project Edenside
  • Community events -where individuals or groups may want to run an event to raise money etc
  • Corporate giving & sponsorship
  • Explore the possibility of Crowdfunding or a Social Bond

We will also be encouraging supporters to join our “Friends of Edenside” group (click on tab here)

Any person or organisation who would like to get involved in raising funds or in sharing their views on the development can contact us via our Head Office – E: T: 01539 735025 or in writing to 48 Stramongate, Kendal, CUMBRIA, LA9 4BD.

Would you like to find out more? We can call you back.

Simply provide us a few details and we’ll call you at a time to suit you.

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Contact us.

Oaklea Trust
48 Stramongate
Kendal LA9 4BD

Telephone. 01539 735 025

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