Community planning

Assets of community value

Voluntary organisations can nominate a building or land, that is of benefit to the local community, to be protected from development.

This can give you the right to buy local community assets (private or public) like:

  • community centres
  • libraries
  • children's centres
  • allotments
  • pubs

Information about assets of community value

You can download full information on assets of community value from Watford Borough Council (PDF)

How to nominate an asset of community value

To nominate, your group must meet the following criteria.

  • have a local connection to the property
  • must be an unincorporated community group with at least 21 members all registered to vote in Watford.

Other groups who can apply are - charities, industrial and provident societies, and companies limited by guarantee.

Download the nominate an asset of community value form (PDF)

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