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Council successful in bid to Historic England

Published
17.09.2019

Gloucester City Council has been successful in a bid to Historic England for £1.9 million funding towards improvements in Westgate Street

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The City Council has been successful with an application to Historic England for High Street Heritage Action Zone funding. This will support sustainable economic and cultural growth in Westgate Street; restoring and enhancing local historic character, making the area a more attractive, engaging and vibrant place for local people. It will be delivered in partnership with local people, businesses and organisations working in the Westgate area over four years (April 2020 to March 2024).

The total cost of the scheme will be; £3.3 million with £1.9 million (57%) from Historic England. The scheme programme will include a grant scheme for properties on Westgate Street, some initial and first phase works to the Fleece Hotel, improvements to the street scene and a strong community engagement programme including events, activities and training opportunities.

Find out more at the Historic England website

Westgate St 1930 c. Historic England

Westgate St today

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