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UK heritage projects receive GBP 11m

31st May 2011

A number of heritage projects around the UK are to benefit from GBP 11 million in funding, it has been confirmed.

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has revealed that grants will be allocated to HMS Alliance in Gosport and Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge, as well as Wakefield Cathedral, which will benefit from improved lighting, heating, flooring and access.

Penarth Pier Pavilion in the Vale of Glamorgan will receive a grant of GBP 1.65 million to completely restore it, while the winter garden at Wentworth Castle conservatory in Barnsley has been awarded GBP 2.4 million towards improvement work.

Carole Souter, chief executive of the HLF, commented: 'Our investment will help transform these five unique heritage sites, ensuring they will still be around for everyone's enjoyment for many years to come.'

In March, it was announced that the Bishop of Durham's residence, Auckland Castle, is to become a public heritage site.

A donation of GBP 15 million by investment manager Jonathan Ruffer secured the future of the building and will also ensure that 12 paintings by Spanish Baroque artist Francisco Zurbaran will remain there.

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