Why the Centre was needed……

The Scout Hut was rotting rapidly and became unsafe for further use, so the Scout Group temporarily relocated to the District Campsite at a nearby village in 2021. The old Scout Hut was demolished in 2022 and work commenced on the new Community Centre in January 2023.

Warped cladding
West elevation of the old Scout Hut
Rotten frame boarded over
Rotten window frame
Rotten frame & cladding
Rotten window frame
External cladding & rotten frame
The old Scout Hut
Floor joists
Rot in the kitchen floor and wall
Beneath the kitchen floor

£50,000 Rampion Fund award

The HSCC Building Appeal is now supported by The Rampion Fund at Sussex Community Foundation following a £50,000 award being granted…. Fantastic news! The construction start date draws ever closer.

We’re getting closer but we need your support!

The Building Appeal fund now stands at over £94,000 with an additional £20,000 worth of electrical and fire safety work pledged by Allsaved UK Ltd, visit their website at https://allsaveduk.com/
Other local companies have pledged palisade fencing and re-turfing the field.
Can you help by supplying materials or labour? Let us know via our Contact page.

ex-Henfield Scout gives £2,500

A generous past member of 1st Henfield Scout Group recently donated £2,500 to the Appeal.

Latest News

Find out about the latest events and news.


Record your support with a dedication on a Wall Brick in the foyer or a Pavior set in the patio area. Both will be displayed for the life of the new Centre.

Order yours now!

Wall bricks with 2 lines of 15 letters and spaces cost £25 (Black lettering) or £35 (Gold lettering)

Paviors with 3 lines of 15 letters and spaces cost £35 (Black lettering) or £50 (Gold lettering)

Just print and complete the BUY-A-BRICK form then send it with your payment to

D.Malkin, 5 Southview Terrace, Henfield, BN5 9ES.

Remember also to complete a GIFT AID form if you are pay UK Income or Capital Gains tax.

The Business Plan

The Business Plan is available to everyone.

Follow the link to view the PDF version of the Business plan published in January 2018.

How Can You Help?

Are you an individual who would like to help?

Do you have a company that can make a cash donation or provide services or materials?

Website Updated

The website has been updated to include the latest business plan for the Scout Community Building.  To see the plan for The Next 100 Years.

There is also the Buy A Brick Form and the Gift Aid Form which you can download and complete.