Sunrise over Plymouth
Site of the new marine park at Plymouth. Credit: Chris Gorman/Big Ladder Photography

Projects

HHA2019 Plymouth Sound National Marine Park

We are granting £9.5million to support the creation of Plymouth Sound's 'Park in the Sea', helping communities and tackling the effects of climate change.

Family gathered on the platform at Whitehead Railway station watching a locomotive approach

Projects

RPSI 2020

Thanks to National Lottery funding and the support of their dedicated volunteers, the Railway Preservation Society for Ireland (RPSI) have been able to preserve and bring the story of Ireland’s railways to life.

The outside of the Hull Maritime Museum, under renovation, with sea monster tentacles appearing out the top
Hull Maritime Museum under renovation. Credit: Hull City Council's Hull Maritime project

Projects

Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City (HYMC)

Driven by the legacy of the UK City of Culture 2017, Hull has been using the story of its maritime history to become a world-class visitor destination.

People in historic dress at Scruton Station
Interactive history sessions at Scruton Station

Projects

Scruton station heritage and educational programme

Restored Victorian Railway station brought to life through vibrant education programme and improved interpretation to connect with local communities.

Women wearing uniforms, stood at tables in a factory, making biscuits.
Women working in Carr's biscuit factory

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Celebrating the Spirit of the Cracker Packers

This inspiring community heritage project explores the fascinating lives of Carlisle’s ‘Cracker Packers’ through the ages

A heavy horse

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Milfield HHA

Milfield Heavy Horse Association at Hay Farm in Berwick-upon-Tweed is set up to celebrate and preserve rare breed heavy horses and keep traditional farming skills alive.

'Jubilee' class steam locomotive - 45596 Bahamas
'Jubilee' class steam locomotive - 45596 Bahamas

Projects

'Jubilee' class steam locomotive - 45596 Bahamas

The golden age of steam always proves to be an irresistible attraction to people of all ages. A grant of £780,800 will help restore a famous main-line steam locomotive based on the Keighley and the Worth Valley Railway.

Volunteer Dave Lowles working on board the Daniel Adamson
Volunteer Dave Lowles working on board the Daniel Adamson

Projects

The 'Daniel Adamson' Maritime Heritage Project

The focus of the project is to ensure the survival and maintenance of this important vessel for maritime heritage.

Underneath the Cutty Sark

Projects

Cutty Sark Conservation Project

The Cutty Sark conservation project has helped to save one of the world’s last surviving tea clippers and provided generations to come with a new way to engage with the ship and explore her history.