A selection of our projects in the North



From the iconic Hadrian’s Wall, the Lake District fells and the dales and moors of Yorkshire, the North’s rich heritage and communities are incredibly diverse.
  • David Renwick is Director of England, North.
  • Nathan Lee is Head of Engagement, England, North
  • Ivor Crowther is Head of Investment, England, North

Contact us


Email: yorkshireandthehumber@heritagefund.org.uk
Telephone: 0113 388 8030
Offices 20-22 Park House, Park Square West, Leeds, LS1 2PW


Email: NorthWest@heritagefund.org.uk
Telephone: 0161 200 8470
111 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2HY


Email: NorthEastContact@heritagefund.org.uk
Telephone: 0191 255 7570
St Nicholas Building, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RF

Follow us: @HeritageFundNOR

Upcoming events

Our regular funding workshops and advice sessions are a great opportunity to find out about our funding, get tips on how to make a good application and network with other organisations from your area.

You can also find out what’s going on across the UK in our events calendar.



Making friends through heritage: four stories

Nelli and Zara Aratta: Armenian Heritage in the North West Zara, project manager: We were organising a food event on Albert Square and I posted about it on Facebook to see if people would like to take part. Nelli messaged me straight away saying that she would make a few dishes and bake a cake.


Long read: the future of The Piece Hall

Read: Part one: what saving Piece Hall did for Halifax . Cultural cachet There has been a knock-on effect on the cultural cachet of the town too. In 2018, BBC 6 Music named Halifax “the Shoreditch of the North” , citing a burgeoning music and craft beer scene. It has also recently been dubbed