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For more information on how the Association is governed and organised, please click here

The Association has a long and interesting history. To find out more, please click here

About Southwick Community Association

Fundraising is crucial to enable us to renew and improve the Community Centre’s facilities and equipment. We try to raise funds in a number of ways - to find out more, please click here

Fundraising Management

Volunteers play a vital part in all areas of our work. We are always eager to welcome more! Please click here for more about the different ways to become involved.

Volunteers Volunteers

The Homestead





For a bird’s-eye view of the Community Centre, its general layout and entrances - please click here.

Founded in 1945, we are one of the oldest community associations in the country.  As a registered charity, we are independently managed by a board of volunteer trustees - elected by the user groups and individual members who are affiliated to the Association. We have a small team of dedicated office and caretaking staff, but a great deal of activity is undertaken by volunteers.

Our one-acre site sits in a conservation area and our ‘Homestead’ building is Grade 2 listed. The original farm structures have been extended and improved over the years to create a large complex of community buildings.

We receive no public funding for the running of the facilities - the costs are covered entirely by income from our users. On top of that, renewing and improving the facilities depends heavily on fundraising and donations.

Here is a link to our most recent annual report and accounts.

In 2017 we began an ambitious series of improvements to our main entrances, our gardens and the surroundings of the site.

Find out more here.

Improvement works