Applying for funding from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust
The Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust was formed from a Deed of Gift of Brookfield House to the former Cheadle and Gatley Urban District Council in 1945 by Percy Hesketh Shiers. Money from the sale of Brookfield House has been used to set up an award scheme for the benefit of local community and voluntary groups in the former Cheadle and Gatley Urban District Council area. The area of benefit, as laid down in the objectives of the Trust, primarily covers the Cheadle and Gatley, Cheadle Hulme North, Cheadle Hulme South and Heald Green Wards. The plan below shows the area of the former Cheadle and Gatley Urban District Council.
As Trustee for the Council, members of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Sub Committee (a Sub Committee of the Cheadle Area Committee) make decisions about who receives awards. The Area Committee agreed to reserve monies from the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust to support projects from voluntary and community groups which aim to:-
You can download a copy of the application form below.Application Form in PDF format (531kb)
You can also view a map of the Trust's area here (3MB)