Wales: delegated decisions March 2023

Wales: delegated decisions March 2023

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers taken at meeting on 7 March 2023.

Schedule of decisions


Mumbles Railway Trail

Applicant: Mumbles Development Trust Limited

Project summary: Restore the railway waiting room, create a trail guide and replica station signs and gather archive material on the railway’s history.

Decision: Award grant increase of £6,690


The Regeneration of Hay Castle

Applicant: Hay Castle Trust

Project summary: Restoration of the critically ‘at risk’ Grade I listed Hay Castle to open it up to the public for the first time in its 900-year history.

Decision: Award Grant Increase of £249,822


A National Broadcast Archive for Wales: Access for all to the BBC Wales Archive

Applicant: National Library of Wales

Project summary: Create a National Broadcast Archive, seeking to preserve and transform access to 93 years of the BBC Wales audio-visual/sound/print archives.

Decision: Award Grant Increase of £245,204


Heritage for Communities - Ynysangharad War Memorial Park Pontypridd (YWMP)

Applicant: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council - Regeneration & Planning

Project summary: Restore and protect the historic landscape whilst improving engagement with the wider Ynysangharad War Memorial Park.

Decision: Award Grant Increase of £215,727


Tredegar Townscape Heritage Initiative

Applicant: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Project summary: Repair, restore and bring back to life a number of buildings in Tredegar.

Decision: Award Grant Increase of £156,000


Bawso BME oral stories

Applicant: Bawso Ltd

Project summary: Record and share the stories of people who have migrated to Wales who have suffered from gender-based violence.

Decision: Award grant of £116,308 (100%)


The Old Mill, Heritage & Nature Garden Project

Applicant: Simon Anthony Stack and Elizabeth Camilla Stack

Project summary: Improve understanding and develop the nature offer at a prominent landmark in Flintshire.

Decision: Reject


Celebrating a Century of Heritage & Arts: Resilience Phase

Applicant: Celynen Colleries Institute & Memorial Hall

Project summary: Increase resilience and work towards sustainability of an important local landmark coming up to its centenary.

Decision: Award grant of £159,483 (100%)


Hetty pit, ready for the future

Applicant: The Great Western Colliery Preservation Trust Ltd

Project summary: Improve the health and safety facilities, security and electricity of the Hetty Pit site and restore the winding engine.

Decision: Award grant of £247,400 (90.82%)


Trimsaran Commemorations and Celebrations

Applicant: Trimsaran Women's Institute

Project summary: Commemorate a mining disaster on 26 of April 1923 when ten men were killed and many more injured.  

Decision: Award grant of £9,064 (100%)


The Chartist Workshop: Inspiring and connecting Newport's citizens through Newport's Chartist History

Applicant: Our Chartist Heritage

Project summary: Increase awareness of Newport's Chartist history and heritage

Decision: Award grant of £91,069 (87.15%)


Hockey Wales Hockey History - 2022 & beyond

Applicant: The Welsh Hockey Union Limited

Project summary: Work with schools and alumni to collate, document, publish and communicate all the history of hockey in Wales.

Decision: Award £88,582 (95.71%)


Women's Peace Petition - Hawlio Heddwch

Applicant: Welsh Centre For International Affairs / Canolfan Materion Rhyngwladol Cymru

Project summary: Mark the centenary of the 1923 Welsh Women's Peace Petition to America.

Decision: Award grant of £249,262 (88.87%)