What is BIT?

BIT is a local company with charitable status. Established to assist in the social, economic and environmental development of Bollington and its surrounding area. It has some of the characteristics of a Local Development Trust and a Community Interest Company, a concept being promoted by the government to complement local charitable trusts.

BIT Projects

The type of projects which the Trust will tackle include:

  • The restoration of derelict or redundant buildings, for uses that benefit the community
  • The protection and management of open spaces, woodlands and watercourses
  • The creation and management of recreation and leisure facilities for the local population

  • The provision of training and educational activities in the town
  • The promotion of the town, to assist with its economic development, including tourism development
  • The publishing of educational and promotional materials
      Projects presently being developed include; Shrigley Road toilet block, Water Street school and Tinkers Clough.