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September 2020

Concept Designs have been completed

An important milestone has been achieved with the completion of the Concept Designs for the George.

The plans show how the ground floor will make the most of the important heritage of the building with the public areas of restaurant and lounge bar taking centre stage in the historic framework. The new facilities will include the fully appointed kitchen, bar and rest room facilities which will ensure an efficient and up to date service to all areas.

A lift and staircase will take visitors to the first floor where flexible community areas suitable for numerous activities can be found. Rooms can be serviced from the kitchen and bar on the ground floor and with the possibility of vaulted ceilings.. The designs look very exciting as you can see below. Click on the drawing to get an expanded view.will 

Ground Floor Layout
First Floor Layout

June 2020 – Annual Progress Report

A year of adjustment, celebration and key appointments – not forgetting a virus!

Despite everything the year saw major progress towards our goal of restoring The George as Wickham Market’s Community Pub. A successful second application and a Lottery Heritage award has enabled us to assemble the project team of professional architects and consultants who will design, specify and cost the rebuilding work that will form the basis of our application for second round Heritage Lottery funding.

 To view the full annual report please click here.

May 2020

We maybe in lockdown but the George Community Pub edges closer!

We hope you are all keeping well and safe at this difficult time. To add some cheer we can confirm that we are currently pressing forward despite the current restrictions and are still on programme with our National Lottery Heritage Fund development phase.

Thanks to video conferencing and other online resources we have gained matched funding with an £8k grant from the Architectural Heritage Fund with other grant providers also in the pipeline to meet our development phase target. Our recruitment process has also continued and along with our Project Managers Greenwood we have been tendering and interviewing other key consultants.

To read the full update please click here

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