Asset transfer

Community asset transfers are how local authorities transfer the management and operation of facilities to local community groups in the voluntary and community sector.

Benefits of asset transfer


  • Own your facility, improving your club identity
  • Increased membership
  • Ability to attract external funding
  • Generate income
  • Bring communities together
  • Improve management
  • Improve the sporting experience for members.

How to guides

Community Sport Asset Transfer toolkit – Sport England’s step by step guide through the asset transfer process for community clubs.

The Durham Ask – is an exciting opportunity for local communities and clubs to take over the management and delivery of council services and facilities by transferring assets to local community control.

Case Studies