England, London & South: Committee decisions June 2022

England, London & South: Committee decisions June 2022

Schedule of Decisions for The National Lottery Heritage Fund Committee for England, London & South meeting on 14 June 2022

Page last updated: 11 August 2022

SFF Development round application 

Project title: HERITAGE ENTERPRISE Regenerating Tottenham High Road 

Applicant: Paxton17 Ltd 

Project description : To restore and redevelop two Grade II* Georgian town houses (808 and 810/12) on Northumberland Terrace, Tottenham High Road, giving them a new use as the home of the Sarabande Foundation, a creative arts organisation. To be part of a regeneration initiative leading to a new creative quarter Paxton17, bringing new employment and opportunities for the local community. 

Decision: Award development grant of £104,760 (50%) and potential delivery grant of £2,677,310 (52%) 

Project title: St John's Chatham - Heritage at Risk - Saved and Transformed into a Gateway Community Hub 

Applicant: Rochester Diocesan Society & Board Of Finance 

Project description: To repair and restore St John the Divine (St John’s), in Chatham Town Medway, converting it into a Gateway Community Hub.  

Decision: Award development grant of £49,002 and potential delivery grant of £1,250,947  

Project title: Stoke Park: The story of Thomas Wright and Purdown Percy 

Applicant: Bristol City Council 

Project description: To restore the heritage landscape and heritage assets of Stoke Park. To facilitate engagement and promote access, knowledge and enjoyment to the park. 

Decision: Reject development grant of £308,152 (67%) and potential delivery grant of £2,689,641 (70%) 

Project title: Reinventing Borde Hill 

Applicant: Borde Hill Garden Limited 

Project description: To restore and develop the Borde Hill Garden estate to meet the current needs of visitors and provide a nature-based offer for local and new audiences.   

Decision: Award development grant of £231,000 (76%) and potential delivery grant of £1,727,000 (78%)  

Project title: Allen Gallery and Garden 

Applicant: Hampshire Cultural Trust 

Project description: To redesign and reinterpret the collections, create two multi-use community spaces, and create a clearer visible link between the museum and the garden. To develop a new engagement programme aimed at attracting under-served community groups.

Decision: Award development Grant of £285,591 (65%) with potential Delivery Grant of £1,000,464 (61%) 

Project title: Reconstructing an Iconic Seaside Building for the Community 

Applicant: The Brighton West Pier Trust 

Project description: To conserve up to 30 Grade I listed buildings within Vicar's Close, Wells, creating access to some interiors for the first time, alongside a programme of wider public engagement, interpretation and training.  

Decision: Reject development grant of £88,150 and potential delivery grant of £1,252,711

Grant Increases

Project Title: Bristol Old Magistrates Court 

Applicant: Creative Youth Network 

Project Description: The project will take the Courts off the at-risk register turning it into a vibrant, inclusive space that contributes to the economic and creative life of the city, providing a range of flexible spaces and giving new opportunities to disadvantaged young people.   

Decision: Award grant increase of £453,870 to make a total grant of £4,704,170   

SFF Delivery round application 

Project title: Heritage Enterprise - Redruth Buttermarket: Rediscovering the Market Town  

Applicant: Redruth Revival CIC  

Project description:  To conserve and revitalise a group of Grade II listed buildings in Redruth, Cornwall, collectively known as the Buttermarket, creating a mix of new entry-level workspaces, larger business units, a food market, and event space. 

Decision: Award grant of £2,734,875 (71%)

Project Title: The Brunel Museum Reinvented 

Applicant: Brunel Museum 

Project description: To restore and revitalise the Museum which is located on the site of Marc Brunel's Thames Tunnel.  It aims to transform the physical site making it more accessible and easier to manage, and widen audiences, reaching out to local people and repositioning the story for broader appeal to non-specialist visitors. 

Decision: Award grant of £1,853,400 (76%)