28 Apr Bacup THI
|On Monday 27th April work commenced on the Pioneer Building , Rochdale Road, Bacup as part of the £2 million Bacup Townscape Heritage Initiative Programme. The work will be divided into 3 distinct phases and Phase 1 will see the complete refurbishment of both the Pioneer Building on Rochdale Road and the RSPCA building at 33 St James Street.
As part of the works on Phase 1 we are intending to bring the Pioneer clock back into full working order and we have had discussions with the original installers of the clock to get them to come back and restore the clock to its former glory.
Diane Van Ruitenbeek Vice Chair of the Bacup THI Partnership Board said
Stephen Jackson Head of Health Housing and Regeneration at Rossendale Council said;
In total the Bacup THI Programme will include improvement works to 22 retail premises in the heart of Bacup.