Areas, buildings and monuments

The western end of Sauchiehall Street at dusk: on the right people are walking and cycling by a People Make Glasgow banner and on the left a group of people are standing outside a bar
Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow, which will be revitalised with input from the community and local organisations.


Sauchiehall Street: Culture and Heritage District

A long-term effort to regenerate Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street has received support through our Heritage Places initiative.

An aerial view of Albert Avenue outdoor swimming pool in Hull
Albert Avenue outdoor swimming pool in Hull.


A lido revolution: championing outdoor swimming

The Pooling Resources project, led by Future Lidos, has developed and delivered a digital toolkit to support the revival of lidos across the UK.

The interior of the Great Hall at Rochdale Town Hall, with decorative ceiling panels and gold angel statues held by wooden beams.
The Great Hall, Rochdale Town Hall.


Rochdale Town Hall restored to its former glory

This project has improved the condition of one of the UK’s finest examples of Victorian Gothic architecture, and opened up spaces to the public for the first time.

The outside of a stone English parish church with a graveyard in the foreground
The church of St Mary the Virgin in Stebbing, Essex. Credit: John Salmon.


The Way Forward: St Mary’s Church, Stebbing

At the church of St Mary the Virgin in Stebbing, Essex, a programme of major repairs and improvement will remove the church from the Heritage at Risk register and create an inviting community hub.

A photo of the inside of Leicester Cathedral during a service, taken from a high perspective within the building
Leicester Cathedral reopened for Advent and Christmas services in 2023. Credit: Leicester Cathedral.


Leicester Cathedral's Journey of Renewal

The Leicester Cathedral Revealed project is blending tradition with innovation to rejuvenate this much-loved place of worship and welcome.

Detail from a Burne-Jones stained glass window at Birmingham Cathedral showing figures
Detail from a Burne-Jones stained glass window at Birmingham Cathedral. Credit: Birmingham Cathedral.


Divine Beauty: restoring Birmingham Cathedral's stained glass treasures

Innovative methods of engaging visitors have complemented the restoration of a stunning set of stained glass windows by Birmingham-born Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones.

A photo taken through a keyhole of a prisoner in a cell, wearing striped black and white clothing.
The museum offers insight into the experiences of prisoners from Victorian times to the modern day. Photo: West Midlands Police Museum.


The Lock-Up: Unlocking History at West Midlands Police Museum

Our funding has enabled the museum to move into a Victorian custody block, the last of its kind in the country.

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