Historic Structures Fund 2020 and the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020 Announcement

Announcement of the Historic Structures Fund 2020 and theBuilt Heritage Investment Scheme 2020

Leitrim County Council wishes to invite applications under both the Historic Structures Fund and the BuiltHeritage Investment Scheme, as operated by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht.  and the

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020: This scheme is designed to assist with the repair and conservation of structures that are protected under the Planning and Development Acts. In certain cases, the scheme also supports the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas (ACAs) where, in the opinion of the local authority, a need for works to enhance the character and appearance of an ACA has been demonstrated. The primary purpose of the scheme is to support privately owned properties in need of repair and conservation.

For more information on the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020 and application form please see the link below:

http://www.leitrimcoco.ie/eng/Community-Culture/Heritage/Heritage-Grants/Built-Heritage-Investment-Scheme/

 

Historic Structures Fund 2020 : The core aims of this fund are to enable larger scale conservation works to be carried out on heritage structures which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent support; to encourage the regeneration and reuse of heritage properties and to help to secure the preservation of protected structures and/or historic-culturally significant assets;  to support the investment of private capital in labour-intensive projects to conserve historic structures in public and private ownership for community use. 

For more information on the Historic Structures Fund 2020 and application form please see the link below:

http://www.leitrimcoco.ie/eng/Community-Culture/Heritage/Heritage-Grants/Historic-Structures-Fund/

 The latest date for receipt of completed applications for both schemes is 4.00 p.m. on Friday 31st January 2020. 

For further information please contact the Planning Department, Leitrim County Council,  Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Telephone 071 965045. Email planning@leitrimcoco.ie.

Applications should be sent to the following address:

Historic Structures Fund OR Built Heritage Investment Scheme

The Planning Department,

Leitrim County Council, 

Aras an Chontae,

Carrick on Shannon,

Co. Leitrim,

Applicants who apply under the Historic Structures Fund (HSF) cannot also apply under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS).

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