A £1.2million project to breathe new life into Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens will go ahead after a funding bid was approved. The Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund have today announced a bid for almost £950,000 for the restoration project was successful. It has been described as a ‘big day in the history. Read more.
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News: June 29th, 2015.
News: February 19th, 2015.
Bid to be submitted to Heritage Lottery Fund end of February – decision expected in summer £1m project would ‘breathe new life’ into Winckley Square Gardens Designs led by leading Preston historical figures working alongside Community Interest Company and Groundwork Work could start in 2016 Plans can be viewed here http://goo.gl/nOL1nn A £1million proposal to. Read more.
News: February 18th, 2015.
The partnership behind a £1million bid to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens is inviting people to have a say on its final designs before they are submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund at the end of February. A public event will be held on Friday, February 20th, from 10am until 4pm, at Preston’s Flag. Read more.
News: September 24th, 2014.
In January 2014, an outline vision developed by a partnership including Groundwork Lancashire West and Wigan, Preston City Council and the Winckley Square Community Interest Company (WSCIC) received a first-round pass in relation to a £1million bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). If successful, this will go towards a sympathetic improvement of Winckley Square. Since January,. Read more.