Welcome to Lydford Broadband Community Interest Company
We have signed the contract with
Openreach to bring FTTP to Lydford and Foddington. It will
provide an ultrafast future-proof system that is not reliant on the
ageing copper wires with their unreliability and potential for
Does this mean that fund raising has completed?
No. Because the full
contract price was not raised by the target date, the directors
decided to proceed at risk. This decision was taken in the interests
of the community, the quote had time-limited validity and we were
concerned that on expiry / renewal the price might go up and the £30K
grant might no longer be available.
We are relying on
contributions continuing for a few months yet. So if you have not yet
contributed, we would appreciate your support as soon as you are
Please click here:-
When will the system be up and running?
The contract provides for completion within 12 months from signing, so
May 2019. But we are hopeful that the project can be completed
earlier than that. We understand that quite a lot of work on
planning and obtaining permits is needed before construction work can
start, so please be patient.
Will the fund be in surplus so that contributors get some money returned?
We can't say at this stage - there is still a long way to go. We
have to make a final payment on completion of the system and some
grants and contributions will not be confirmed until nearer the
How will the project be managed?
One of our company
directors is in touch regularly with the Openreach project manager and
will be closely monitoring progress.
The project is one of the largest Community Fibre Partnerships
and has high visibility at senior levels within Openreach.
I have another question...
Please see our FAQs. If you
want to have a chat with someone, have a look here.
We would like to express our appreciation and thanks to all our
contributing residents and local businesses, to the supporting
volunteers, to Lydford Fundraisers, to Lydford Parish Council and
Babcary Parish Council, and to the supporting grant bodies.
Lydford Broadband CIC is committed to protecting your information in accordance with this policy.
Page updated 17 September 2018
|The information we may hold about you
Contact information (eg name, address, phone number, email address)
Financial information (eg amount pledged, amount contributed, bank reference information, payment method, date contributed)
|How we use your information
to provide you with project progress reports or other information
to properly record and account for monies received so that they may be checked or audited
to properly comply with any requirement imposed by law
to contact you or avoid contacting you as appropriate (eg where you have already contributed or declined to contribute)
to return monies where possible if the project does not proceed
protect your data by keeping it confidential to the directors of the company only
not supply your data to anyone else unless required by law
store personal data only on computers held by the directors and backed up locally
ensure that personal data is destroyed when the CIC is wound up, subject to then current legislation
|To obtain a copy of data we hold about you, and if necessary to
correct, amend or delete it, you may write to us at our registered
address or email us, details are on our About us page.