Community Asset Transfer

The process:

Leanchoil Trust submitted the asset transfer request (ATR) for the sale of the Leanchoil site on 16 December 2021 under Part 5 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.

This starts a process with set timelines:

  • NHS Grampian will issue an acknowledgement letter on receipt of all ATR documentation and will then have 6 months to issue a decision notice indicating their willingness to proceed
  • Leanchoil Trust have a further 6 months to submit a formal offer for the site
  • A further 6 months is allowed for completion of contracts

Hopefully this process will be completed by mid-2023, although it could happen sooner. Following 2 years of renovation we hope to open the doors to the Leanchoil Centre in 2025.

You can find out more about the asset transfer process here

Link to the Asset Transfer Route Map


Contact Information

117 - 121 High Street
Forres Moray IV36 1AB



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Leanchoil's catchment area

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