Lead partner on the project, Rossendale Council, Rossendale Borough Council won £2m of Heritage Lottery Funding for the THI Project in January 2014 to restore many of the historic features to buildings in Bacup as well as work on the public space.
The Pioneer Building is currently being worked on which will see repairs to the clock tower and roof, new shop fronts based on the original designs dating from 1914 as well as stone and iron works to preserve the heritage aspects of the building. The works to the building are expected to be completed by early February next year.
The next phase of work is scheduled to begin within the next few weeks and is expected to run until the end of February next year. It will see the RSPCA building at 33 James Street being worked on, with repairs to the roof and chimney, new shop fronts and new guttering.
The programme of works is taking place on various buildings in Bacup until early 2018.
Rossendale Borough Council