Partnership schemes in conservation areas: Boston
Boston Borough Council is offering grants to private owners of historic properties within the market place and the lanes surrounding it.
Grants are for improvements to the properties through repair, reinstatement of historic features and improvements to signage. Priority will be given to target buildings and schemes that involve the reinstatement of traditional shop fronts. The grants are funded through a partnership between Boston Borough Council and English Heritage.
- 50% of the cost of high quality repairs to historic buildings
- 90% of the cost of reinstating architectural features (priority is given to the installation of traditional shop fronts.
- A minimum of 50% towards improvements to signage.
For further details and a list of eligible properties download the guidance and application form at the end of this page.
Peter Bedford, Council Leader at Boston Borough Council said "Our shared vision is to establish a vibrant and attractive town centre, with high quality traditional shop fronts and restored buildings. With the help of owners and businesses we expect that the town will have a much increased attraction for visitors seeking both leisure and retail, will improve the quality of life of local residents and assist with investor confidence, something we think is very much needed at the present time."
Similar Schemes offered in Lincolnshire
The Crescent in the town centre of Spalding before receiving a grant
For further information and details of how to apply contact Kelly Appleton on (01205) 314339 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Kelly is a consultant working with Boston Borough Council for two days per week and employed by the Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire.
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