Rivington Gardens Awarded £3.4 Million HLF Funding
January 14, 2016
Rivington Terraced Gardens, a historic garden built by Lord Leverhulme in the early 20th Century, has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to repair and stabilise the site for future generations. Identified in 2014 by BBC Countryfile as ‘one of the top ten lost gardens in the UK’, the Grade II Listed buildings and landscape fell into disrepair soon after Leverhulme’s death in 1925; it will now undergo a three year programme of works further to a scheme of repairs produced by Donald Insall Associates.
Simon Malam, Associate Director at Donald Insall Associates, said:
“We are delighted to hear that the funding has been secured, it is a great result for the Gardens and wonderful to know we can embark on restoration before it is too late.”
The public are invited to get involved by visiting the Rivington Heritage Trust website.
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