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Viking Centre

turns fiveOur community hub in Barton is celebrating its fifth birthday.

The award-winning community centre and youth club has hosted lots of events, provided many opportunities and reinvested into

the local neighbourhood throughout the years.

Check out a timeline of the key moments:

2015

Inherits the previously

derelict building and turned

it into the Viking Centre

September 2015

Launches the tea time club

February 2016

Awarded funding to install CCTV

cameras in the neighbourhood

December 2016

Secures £8,000 of funding to

revamp the garden and create a

new kitchen garden

June 2017

Grand unveiling of new,

transformed garden and gardening

workshops begin

May 2018

Holds a Royal wedding street

party with over 200 people

attending

July 2018

New breakfast cafe

opens

November 2018

Wins the Best Community Project

on a Social Housing estate award

in the Groundwork Community

Awards

2019

Hosts a number of youth club

activities, summer, Halloween

and Christmas events and a

trip to Scunthorpe United

August 2020

Holds some socially

distanced games for

children in the

neighbourhood

Keep up-to-date with what's happening at the hub

by visiting facebook.com/OngoVikingCentre

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