Saving the George

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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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