20160831-hq
The Wymondham Scout and Guide HQ is dedicated exclusively to Scouting and Girlguiding activies.

The facilities consist of a large hall, with a kitchen, toilet facilities, and a meeting room, as well as generous storage facilities. The site is &#189 acre, and has a grass field for camping and activites, a Nissen hut for storage. The location is central (see directions) and secure. There is minimal parking, for leaders only.

The HQ is available for renting.

The HQ is managed by the volunteer committee, which organises projects and fundraising.

History

The HQ was built in 1971, for the benefit of Scouting and Guiding in Wymondham.

Construction

The external fabric is generally a twin skin masonry blockwork construction. The external masonry blockwork has been covered with a thin textured coating and then painted. Steelwork trusses supporting the roof, spanning onto columns. The roof is an asbestos sheet system, with celotex insulation.

External dimensions of main building: 23.40m × 12.10m, plus 2.70m x 2.70m (foyer) = 290m2.
External dimensions of Nissen hut: 11.5m × 5.5m = 63.25 m2

Internal dimensions: main hall is 14.2m × 11.20m = 159.04m2, 3.60m-4.80m high.

20160831-hq-front

20160831-hq-back