Frankleigh House

Francesca Rinaldi

Postal Address
Bath Road
BA15 2PB

Year started
Number of over 18s
Number of under 18s
Ideological focus
Legal structure
company limited by guarantee
Open in principle to new members
Charge visitors
Work in Lieu

Frankleigh House is 6 families, each with own living space, and sharing community and resources: garden, additional communal kitchen,7 acres of grounds, including parkland, open air swimming pool, rose garden, front lawn, beech tree field, orchard, bees, allotments and a newly palnted forest garden in our large front field. We’re a kind of hybid community- a mix between traditional communites and involved in the ‘normal world’..  Our ethos is one of tolerating differences until the differences become intolerable! We equally share the freehold of this place. At present, we don’t have any spaces but we have opened a waiting list, as it might be possible that some spaces are coming up in the mid future, on a purchase basis. IF you are interested, do write in, and it might be possible to join us on one of our monthly workdays to get a feel of us, and what it’s like to be here.. We’re 20 minutes walk from the pretty town of Bradford on Avon with good local schools and within easy access of Bath or London by train.

community does not share income
community requires capital from members
community has broadband internet access
community does not generates any of its own electricity
community does not use solar energy
community buildings not insulated to a high standard
community members use bicycles
community does not have an organised system for car sharing
community is accessible by public transport
community does not share utilities
community has tool sharing system
community has organised systems for recycling
community has some kind of ecosewage system
community is involved in land management
community does not grow vegetables
no communal animals
no regular communal meals
community has policy which restricts smoking
community buildings not wheelchair accessible
community is involved in campaigning

Frankleigh House is currently looking for new members

No spaces at present, but we keep a waiting list for any prospective members so that we can contact you if any places are available for sale. Many thanks 

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Frankleigh House is currently looking for volunteers

You are warmly invited to this workday weekend (July 17th 11:00 to 17:00) to help repair the swimming pool, do some gardening and find out about Frankleigh House. You’re welcome to camp overnight and stay until 15:00 Sunday. We can provide basic facilities so you jsut need to bring a tent and breakfast things. Sandwich style lunch and veg curry supper with a big bonfire and a chance to talk, sing and hang out. E-mail for more details.

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