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This section below lists projects which have benefitted the Heritage agenda for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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29 May 2006
Geevor Tin Mine Stage 1
Cornwall County Council has been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The overall project aims to create a new purpose built museum of hard rock mining at Geevor in addition to safeguarding the distinctive buildings and landscape at Geevor and Levant tin mines. Under stage 1 the design and specification works for the conversion of a redundant mine building, the Top Fitting Shop, to house the museum will be undertaken.

Grant of £83,793 from ERDF towards a £418,966 project. This project will benefit the Penwith district. For further information please contact Cornwall County Council on 01872 322000.

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6 April 2006
Mount Edgcumbe Heritage Project
Cornwall County Council has been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. This project conserves and restores the Barrow Park outbuildings in order to provide improved visitor facilities, interpretation and accessibility in the historic core of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park. The project will also improve the appearance, public safety and links to public transport at Cremyll quayside.

Grant of £600,000 from ERDF towards a £1,440,303 project. This project will benefit Caradon district. For further information please contact Ian Berry on 01752 822236.

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6 April 2006
St Columb Major Regeneration Study
Restormel Borough Council has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. This project aims to protect and improve the historic, natural and built environment through the creation of a strategic plan for regeneration of the town centre of St Columb Major.

Grant of £27,500 from ERDF towards a £55,000 project. This project will benefit Restormel district. For further information please contact Jacqui Pearce on 01726 223618.

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1 April 2006
Penzance THI
Penwith District Council has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. The Penzance THI will regenerate the physical environment and quality of the built heritage in Penzance Town Centre. The THI forms a part of the wider regeneration of Penzance, which aims to increase economic activity and improve the environment and functioning of the town as a whole.

Grant of £800,000 from ERDF towards a £2,785,244 project. This project will benefit the Penwith district. For further information please contact Penwith District Council on 01736 362341.

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1 April 2006
Newquay Public Realm Masterplan
Restormel District Council has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. This project will develop the Newquay public realm masterplan.

Grant of £25,000 from ERDF towards a £50,000 project. This project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Angie Rowe on 01726 223465.

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1 April 2006
Camelford Town Centre Enhancement
Cornwall County Council has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. This project will enhance the distinctive features within the town of Camelford, including improving pedestrian safety.

Grant of £227,941 from ERDF towards a £465,050 project. This project will benefit the North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Cornwall County Council on 01872 322000.

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7 March 2006
Helston Townscape Heritage Initiative
Kerrier District Council has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. This project will develop and enhance the public realm and historic environment within the designated conservation area of Helston.

Grant of £180,000 towards a £747,197 project. This project will benefit the Kerrier District. For further information please contact Andrew Richards on 01209 614388.

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10 January 2006
Boscastle Regeneration Project
Cornwall Regeneration Project has been awarded a priority 5.5 grant. This project will rebuild the economic and employment potential of Boscastle lower village through re-instating and enhancing its built and natural distinctiveness. It consists of six linked components, the Visitor Centre, Village Trail, Car Park package, lower harbour environmental enhancements, streetscape enhancements and children's play area.

Grant of £707,088 from ERDF towards a £1,473,100 project. This project benefits the North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Nikki Mills on 01208 265705.

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11 November 2005
Bude Canal Regeneration Project
North Cornwall District Council has been awarded a priority 5.2 and 5.5 grant. This project will restore the canal between Falcon Bridge and Helebridge Wharf including environmental improvements; creation of canal walking trails and interpretation and marketing of the canal's heritage. The project will also provide 540sqm of workspace through the provision of nine units on two brown field sites by the Bude canal.

Grant of £86,768 from ERDF towards a £271,150 project. This project will benefit the North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Charlie David on 01208 893333.

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1 October 2005
Global Centre for Post Mining Regeneration
The Eden Project has been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The project enabled development of a global focus for innovation and implementation in post-mining regeneration.

Grant of £68,000 from ERDF towards a £143,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Dan James on 01726 811978.

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1 October 2005
Lostwithiel Feasibility Study
Restormel Regeneration Partnership have been awarded a priority 4.8 grant. The project engaged consultants to prepare a development plan for Lostwithiel Town Centre.

Grant of £8,000 from ERDF towards a £20,000 project. The project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Christine Bainbridge on 01726 623735.

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1 October 2005
Mineral Tramways Development Phase
Cornwall County Council have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The project comprises Land Ownership identification, production of a conservation plan, various surveys and development of village enhancement works in conjunction with IAPs.

Grant of £71,897 from ERDF towards a £486,412 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact Kathryn Statham on 01872 322650.

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1 October 2005
Mullion Harbour Study
National Trust have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The project funded a study into the physical, environmental, social and economic management of Mullion Harbour.

Grant of £75,000 from ERDF towards a £150,000 project. The project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Andrew Banner on 01392 881691.

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1 October 2005
Redruth HERS
Kerrier District Council have been awarded a priority 2.2 grant. The project targeted and engaged property owners/leaseholders to improve the Town Centre Conservation Area including quality building repairs, reinstatement of architectural detail and bringing buildings and vacant floor space back into use.

Grant of £450,000 from ERDF towards a £1,203,820 project. The project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Mike Horrocks on 01209 614061.

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1 October 2005
Renovation of Eastern Breakwater – Port Isaac
Port Isaac Harbour Commission have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The project reinforced the whole structure of the Eastern Breakwater with concrete.

Grant of £137,259 from ERDF towards a £274,519 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Michael Larkin on 01208 880492.

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1 October 2005
Walk to Work 2 & 3
North Cornwall District Council have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. The project extended established trails into Bodmin town centre and the village of Wenfordbridge.

Grant of £106,799 from ERDF towards a £463,280 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall district. For further information please contact David Attwell on 01208 265642.

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1 October 2005
Walk to Work Route 1
North Cornwall District Council have been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. The project created a pedestrian corridor.

Grant of £149,056 from ERDF towards a £606,720 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall district. For further information please contact David Attwell on 01208 265642.

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29 July 2005
Cornwall Cultural Marketing
Arts Centre Trust has been awarded a priority 5.1 grant. The project plans to create innovative campaigns on behalf of the cultural sector. This project partners heritage organisations, film companies, galleries and theatre companies amongst others. Heritage organisations are particularly important addition because of Cornwall's bid to gain World Heritage Site status for its mining landscape in 2006.

Grant of £788,831 from ERDF towards a £1,972,082project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Ross Williams on 01872 223566.

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4 July 2005
Pendennis Castle Barrack Block
English Heritage have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant. This project extensively refurbishes the Grade 2 listed Royal Artillery Barrack Block building at Pendennis Castle. New attractions include an interactive exhibition that brings the castle to life, educational facilities for schools and a new hospitality suite.

Grant of £538,730 from ERDF towards a £1,146,207 project. This project benefits the Carrick district. For further information please contact Ian Ashbury on 020 7973 3000.

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3 June 2005
Mineral Tramways Heritage Project Stage 2
Cornwall County Council has been awarded a priority 4.8, 5.2 and 5.5 grant. This project is the final phase of the main works to implement the Mineral Tramways Strategy for Cornwall's central mining district. The project will integrate all the trails and sites that have been completed in the earlier phases to achieve the major environmental and economic benefits envisaged by the strategy.

Grant of £1,542,234 from ERDF towards a £5,372,926 project. The project benefits Carrick district. For further information please contact Jeremy Williams on 01872 323608.

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14 January 2005
Looe Economic Regeneration Scheme
Caradon District Council have been awarded a priority 4.8 grant to revitalise key elements of the Looe conservation area. The project will have the dual benefit of improving the economic potential of the town by bringing unused or under used employment space to full productive use whilst simultaneously upgrading and preserving heritage buildings which contribute to the distinctiveness of the town of Looe and provide a better environment for visitors.

Grant of £210,000 from ERDF towards a £564,375 project, for further information please contact Kate Bruce, Tel 01759 3410033.

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26 November 2004
China Clay Museum Phase 1
St Austell China museum have been awarded a priority 5.2 grant
to upgrade and enlarge the current building and services at the museum. Physical changes to internal areas of the museum will extend the indoor space and allow a wider variety of heritage interpretation to be displayed.

Grant of £299,871 from ERDF towards a £1,081,921 project, for further information please contact David Owen, Tel 01726 850362.

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23 November 2004
Hayle THI
Penwith District Council have been awarded a priority 2.2 grant to regenerate the physical environment and improve the quality of the built heritage in Hayle Town centre. The vision is for Hayle to become percieved as a historic location of high quality and local distinctiveness, attractive to investors and visitors as well as local residents, the THI forms a part of the wider regeneration of Hayle which aims to increase economic activity and improve the environment and functioning of the town as a whole.

Grant of £969,763 from ERDF towards a £3,557,699 project, for further information please contact Carolyn Sargeant, Tel 01736 336689.

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20 September 2004
Red Store
St Veep Parish Council have been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant towards the conversion of a Grade II listed building into a contemporary multi-use facility which will incorporate two workshops and space for a mix of activities which support the local economy.

Grant of £86,362 from ERDF towards a £295,120 project, for further information please contact Mr Campbell-Taylor, Tel 01208 873540.

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13 August 2004
Wheal Kitty Workshops
Carrick District Council has been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant towards a project that will construct 6 office and light industrial units of varying sizes utilising and enhancing the former mining site of Wheal Kitty near St Agnes. This will complete the work of removing the derelict and dilapidated buildings.

Grant of £376,396 from ERDF towards a £940,990 project, for further information please contact Roger Radcliffe, Carrick District Council, Tel 01872 224325.

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14 November 2003
Camelford Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme
North Cornwall District Council have been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant to support the repair and enhancement of historic buildings within Camelford.

Grant of £224,500 from ERDF towards a £575,500 project, for further information please contact Annie Moore, North Cornwall District Council, 01208 893333.

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9 January 2003
Mevagissey Harbour Regeneration
Mevagissey Harbour Trustees have been awarded a Priority 5.2 grant to carry out a study to assess the economic potential for a regeneration programme to transform the coastal village with improved working and leisure facilities.

Grant of £25,000 from ERDF towards a £50,000 project. For further information please contact Hugh Bowles, Mevagissey Harbourmaster, on 01726 843 305.

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5 December 2002
St Just Area Regeneration
Cornwall County Council have been awarded a Priority 4.8 and 5.2 grant towards an integrated package of social and environmental improvements in the parishes of St Just, Zennor, Towednack and Morvah.

Grant of £1,990,869 from ERDF towards a £3,987,233 project. For more information please contact Nigel Sumpter on 01872 322610.

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2 December 2002
Tintagel Regeneration
Cornwall County Council have been awarded a Priority 4.8 and 5.2 grant towards environmental improvement and building conservation in the parish and around the castle.

Grant of £1,199,755 from ERDF towards a £2,438,505 project. For more information please contact Ivor Matthews on 01872 322 647.

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5 September 2002
King Harry Maritime Trail
Rural Economic Partnership Ltd has been awarded a Priority 5.1 grant towards a marketing project to promote mid-Cornwall as an ‘off-peak’ tourism destination. The project also hopes to improve the quality of the visitor experience.

Grant of £62,289 from ERDF towards a £125,289 project. For further information please contact Cath Horton, Carrick IAP Programme Manager on 01872 224 541.

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30 May 2002
Penryn Townscape Heritage Initiative
Carrick District Council have been awarded a Priority 2.2 grant towards a project to restore key historic buildings, convert vacant properties to bring back into economic use, improve streets and commercial areas and generally revitalise the historic heart of the town.

Grant of £670,000 from ERDF towards a £1,340,000 project. For further information contact Tim Kellett on 01872 224 570 or 01326 378 872.

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24 January 2002
Harvey's Foundry Hayle, Phase 1
Penwith District Council Priority 2.2 project to regenerate 24 Foundry Square into an archive, research and training centre. Top SW architects to design a flagship project.

Grant of £796,540 from ERDF for £1,884,540 project. Contact Caroline Sargent on 01736 336689.

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28 September 2001
Heritage Economic Regeneration Falmouth
Carrick District Council - Priority 2.2 project to improve Falmouth's town centre. The Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme (HERS) is a package of heritage grants designed to bring extra income into Falmouth by making the town more attractive to visitors and thereby capitalising on the new National Maritime Museum which is due to open in 2002. The project has been developed by Carrick District Council in a bid to encourage investment in Falmouth by improving the condition of historic buildings in the commercial heart of the town between the Moors and the docks.

Grant of £357,360 from ERDF for £748,610 project. Contact Tim Kellett, Project Manager Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme, on 01872 224570 for further information.

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22 June 2001
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Urban Survey
Cornwall Archaeological Unit Priority 5.2 project to carry out comprehensive survey of historic towns and villages
to then be used as framework for future economic regeneration projects.

Grant of £151,054 from ERDF for £300,554 project. For further information contact principal archaeologist Jeanette Radcliffe on 01872 322568 or click here to visit the website.

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22 June 2001
World Heritage Site Bid
Cornwall County Council Priority 5.2 project to prepare bid for recognition by UNESCO of Cornish mining landscape as World Heritage Site.

Grant of £174,888 from ERDF for £349,888 project. For further information contact principal archaeologist Jeanette Radcliffe on 01872 322568 or click here to visit the website.

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12 February 2001
Poldhu Marconi Centre
The National Trust Priority 5.2 project to create visitor centre and community base to celebrate the international importance of the site from which Marconi sent the first ever Trans-Atlantic radio signal.

Grant of £141,913 from ERDF towards £311,913 project. Contact the National Trust's regional office at Bodmin on 01208 74281 for further details.

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10 January 2001
Trebah Garden Trust
Priority 5.2 project to further restore garden and provide new visitor and educational facilities.

Grant of £540,223 from ERDF towards £1,350,556 project. See media release from same date for further details.

The Cross Cutting Themes run throughout all the projects and we will develop similar examples of good practice in due course.

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