Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund for 2021

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 8 January 2021

Built Heritage Investment Scheme & Historic Structures Fund for 2021

For Conservation of Protected Structures.

Historic Structure Fund 2021

Westmeath County Council in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for the Historic Structures Fund for 2021. The primary focus of the Historic Structures Fund will be on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of communities and the public.

This year Pilot funding streams are being offered for Vernacular Structures and for Historic Shop Fronts, with an additional funding allocation for the conservation of traditional Irish-language shopfronts. To be eligible for the grant buildings must be on the Record of Protected Structures or be within an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA).

This year pilot schemes were announced for vernacular structures and historic shop fronts, with a special fund for Irish language shop fronts.

For details of available grant aid and to download an application form see: https://bit.ly/2UEM0yj

Apply by 29th January.

Please send any queries to Heritage@westmeathcoco.ie

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021

Westmeath County Council in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021.

The Built Heritage Investment Scheme is designed to support owners and custodians in caring for our built heritage and ensuring that it is protected into the future.

To be eligible for the grant buildings must be on the Record of Protected Structures or be within an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA).

For details of available grant aid and to download an application form see: https://bit.ly/2UEM0yj

Apply by 29th January.

Please send any queries to Heritage@westmeathcoco.ie

 

Note: Vernacular architecture is an architectural style that is designed based on. local needs, availability of construction materials and reflecting local traditions.  Irish cottages are one example of 'vernacular architecture'.