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The National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded £12.2 million of investment to 12 of the UK’s oldest buildings to help them remain important cultural assets to their communities.

Five projects have received £10.4m in grants combined, while a further 7 organisations have been awarded £1.8m to revitalise their heritage. Speaking about the new funding, Chief Executive Eilish McGuiness said: “Saving heritage is core to what we do, and we look forward to seeing these fantastic projects improving the condition and understanding of the important heritage they guard, reducing the amount of heritage at risk and delivering transformational projects for communities across the UK.”

The projects and organisations receiving grants are as follows:

Lowestoft Town Hall, Suffolk, £3,257,512
St John’s Church, Chatham, Kent £2,318,287
Victorian market, Cardiff £2,091,500
Historic Ice House, Great Yarmouth £1,968,061
The Stand Arts Centre, Belfast £768,069
Alice Billings House, London £467,172
Rock Hall Revival, Bolton £466,662
Ellesmere Yard, Shropshire £409,993
Woodoaks Farm, Hertfordshire £201,392
St Collen’s Church, Llangollen, Wales £94,886
St Conan’s Kirk, Argyll, Scotland £93,792
Napper Cottage, Guildford £58,700




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