KICC ‘IN ACTIVE DISCUSSIONS WITH POTENTIAL USERS’
KICC remain in active discussions with a range of other organisations who wish to use the building at 25 Church Road when it is not in use by the church, says a document by consultants.
They have been approached by a number of community organisations with a view to using the
building or specific rooms for their own purpose including dance classes, social gatherings, networking activities and fitness classes.
Simply Planning say such interest may be summarised as follows:-
Outside business interested in hiring/running the ancillary café.
Qualified personal trainer has expressed interest in running a range of fitness classes from the building alongside running conferences regarding the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.
An established local company (the Dancerooms) is interested in using the building for community fitness classes. (Note they have been displaced from existing premises within Crystal Palace due to their existing
building becoming a restaurant).
Local over 50’s group expressed interest in using the building for their monthly meeting as well as hosting a social evening every alternative Saturday.
An event company would like to form a partnership with KICC and use the venue to host a variety of events throughout the calendar year. Currently, the partnership is considering the following types of activities:-
(i) Arts/Performance (including Open Mic nights).
(ii) Corporate Hire (i.e. charity fundraising, awards ceremonies, gala dinners, anniversaries, product
(iii) Parties/Functions (wedding receptions, family functions etc.).
(iv) Community Initiatives (acting as a supporting venue to other activities taking place within Crystal
Interest from the promotions company, Musiccisum, in project managing music and cultural led events within the building. The company have a track record in delivering events including at the Royal Festival Hall, Hammersmith Odeon; Hackney Ocean, the Horniman Museum etc.
Local Dance organisation wishes to use the building for a range of dance classes (including ballet, tap, jazz, drama and signing). At this stage a minimum of 9 hours per week is required (3 x 3 hour sessions).
African gospel music awards nights.