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Community Centre Timeline


Below you can see the amazing history behind the community centre in Poynton. Click on each title to read more information about what events were taking place on this date.

We are always on the look out for more pictures, dates and information to feature on our timeline, if you have anything that may be of interest to your fellow community then please email it to us at info@thecentreinpoynton.co.uk. Thank you.

1838

Village School Opens

1850

Village School Extended

1860

Evening Classes Begin

1899

New Building

1914

Handicraft

1918

WEA - Workers Education Assoc

1939

Home Guard Headquarters

1946

The School is Sold

1947

Placed in Trust

1950

Meeting Place

1960

Folk Centre

1970

Folk & Youth

1985

A Short Break

1990

Renovation

2000

Health & Safety

2014

Reopen & Repair