Eastpoint Centre in Thornhill still on the lookout for a new tenant

Daily Echo: The Eastpoint Centre in Thornhill The Eastpoint Centre in Thornhill

THE future of the Eastpoint Centre remains in the balance.

Months have passed since the charity of the same name closed the Thornhill-based community centre and went into administration but there is still no sign of any new tenant moving in.

Landlords Plus You Limited (PYL) took control of the £10.5m building in March after it shut in January amid crippling debts of £150,000.

PYL community co-ordinator Mike Allot said there had been little change in the situation since the charity took back the lease.

Speaking at a Thornhill Community Voices meeting, he said: “There is nothing to report on Eastpoint. The board is still working towards a plan and solution and we will continue to do so. It is a big building and there are lots of things going on but this situation fell into our laps in January unexpectedly.”

Twenty-three Eastpoint Centre staff lost their jobs when it closed on January 22 after it was deemed no longer financially viable to keep open.

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