The National Lottery Heritage Fund has today (4.12.19) issued ‘permission to start’ our Sanctuary Project. We have had a positive and constructive pre-start meeting with the successful building contractor. A consultant has been appointed by the NLHF to support us with the ‘interpretation’ element of the project and a Learning and Engagement Officer will be appointed in due course.
Four members of the board attend a meeting with representatives of the National Lottery Heritage Fund in Leeds.
The Project Board meet to sign off the second round submission for the full funding of the project. The outcome will be published here in September 2019.
The following timeline is published:
April: the bid for Round 1 funding is successful. £65,256 is awarded by the HLF. The PCC accept overall responsibility for this project.
June: A Project Manager and a Heritage Consultant are appointed. The ERYC agree to contribute to the cost of the Project Manager. The Project Board hold regular meetings; names of Board members are here.
September – November: Consultation proceeds. Presentations are given to the congregation and other groups, a survey is conducted and individuals are interviewed. The Heritage Consultant submits her report.
January: Board representatives attend a mid-term review with the HLF committee in Leeds to receive feedback on progress and on areas needing further work.
February – April: Planning continues with a view to making the Round 2 bid in May.
May: Application for Round 2 funding amounting to £709,524.
September: Result of the application announced.
October: If the application is successful, work begins. If the planned schedule is maintained, the work being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Old Fund and the Friends will be completed during 2020.
The Project Board meet to prepare for the mid-term review meeting with HLF.
Four members of the board make a presentation to HLF representatives in Leeds.
Heritage Consultant Dr Louise Hampson completes her work and submits her report.
The Project Board meet and are joined by newly appointed Project Manager Peter Ashcroft.
Project Board meets to review progress.
Presentations were made at the Heritage Open Day event and our Heritage Consultant used the opportunity to consult with visitors about what they would like to see in the project.
Wider public consulted in an online survey.
The Project Board met and welcomed Project Manager Donna Riley who takes up her post in September.
Committee responsible for ‘telling the story’ aspect meet with Louise Hampson, Heritage Consultant.
Project Manager and Heritage Consultant interviewed and appointed.