harper street awarded heritage lottery fund grant

United Kingdom Historic Building Preservation Trust (UKHBPT), the charity which restored and now operates Middleport Pottery, has been awarded a £974,500 National Lottery grant, awarded via the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), to restore and renovate a row of former pottery workers’ houses adjacent to the popular visitor attraction. HLF will support the repair and renovation of the 11 red-brick Harper Street terrace houses which sit within the Trent and Mersey Canal Conservation Area. The Harper Street: Engagement in Heritage project will include seven new workshop spaces for creative businesses, an accessible archive and community centre. The plans include a new heritage experience for visitors. The former ‘lodge-keepers’ cottage, the terrace nearest the factory’s historic entrance, will build upon Middleport Pottery’s heritage trail and retell the social history of a 1930’s family, living and working in the heart of ‘The Potteries’. The project also enables cataloguing and digitisation work to be...

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harper street awarded heritage lottery fund grant

18/10/2018

United Kingdom Historic Building Preservation Trust (UKHBPT), the charity which restored and...

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Development Grant for the Harper Street Houses

12/12/2017

The United Kingdom Historic Building Preservation Trust (UKHBPT) are delighted to announce...

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Buttress appointed to create Harper Street heritage and community centre.

10/03/2017

Buttress has been appointed by the United Kingdom Historic Buildings Preservation Trust...

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