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Morecambe Townscape Heritage Initiative 2 - A View For Eric

Morecambe THI 2 - A View For Eric

Morecambe THI 2 - A View For Eric

The Morecambe Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI 2) – ‘A View for Eric’ is a five year Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) programme to help improve the Victorian and art deco buildings in the heart of the town and some of the streets and spaces surrounding them.

To find out more about Morecambe THI2 - A View for Eric please click on the links below


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Time to celebrate - Morecambe Town Centre Window Dressing Competition 2015

This May shop owners and businesses in central Morecambe are invited to dress their shop windows with a ‘Birthday’ theme to celebrate what would have been Eric Morecambe’s 89th birthday!


Following on from last year’s successful ‘Morecambe Bay’ themed competition, this year’s theme offers lots of ways businesses in central Morecambe can help showcase the best of what they have on offer: from cards and cakes to presents and party gear.


To find out how to apply and how to get a free appointment with visual display expert visit our skills and training page


Project overview

The Morecambe Townscape Heritage Initiative 2 - A View for Eric (THI2) launched in May 2012.  THI2 - A View for Eric is a five year Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) programme to help improve the Victorian and art deco buildings in the heart of the town and some of the streets and spaces surrounding them.

Funding of £1.248 million has been made available towards this project from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Lancaster City Council.

The focus of THI 2 is to create a view in front of the Eric Morecambe statue that will complement the stunning views of the bay which serve as his backdrop, and will complement other regeneration initiatives to further revitalise the town as a place to live, work and play.

Building improvement grants are available to targeted properties within the western end of the conservation area, and will be accompanied by a wide range of training opportunities involving everyone from schools, colleges, property owners, local builders and craftsmen to architects. This will include heritage education and skills workshops, as well as sustainable business and retail training.

THI 2 will continue the success of the first Morecambe THI, which saw the restoration of key listed buildings such as the Midland Hotel and Mona House, along with almost 70 residential and commercial properties throughout Poulton.

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Contacts

Address:

A View for Eric
Lancaster City Council
Regeneration and Planning Service
Morecambe Town Hall
Marine Road East, LA4 5AF

Email:

viewforeric@lancaster.gov.uk

Telephone:

01524 582375 / 2307

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Heritage Lottery FundUsing money raised through the National Lottery, the Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants to sustain and transform our heritage.