The story so far …
Grant funding has been awarded to 10 building schemes within the TH project boundary:
5-9 Central Buildings
Works included rebuild of stonework to rectify leaning front elevation. Reinstatement of two shopfronts in-keeping with the character of the building and repair/redecoration of gates and railings.
19 Burnley Rd
Installation of new shopfront to original design and timber sash windows to upper floors.
21 Burnley Rd
Installation of new shopfront to original design and repairs to gutters/rainwater goods.
3 Central Buildings
Reinstatement of traditional shopfront and stone stallriser. Repairs to flat roof and redecoration of railings. The scheme also included internal refurbishment bringing the unit into a lettable state.
10 Burnley Rd
Fully comprehensive internal and external renovation including rear yard area. Re-laying of original stone slate roof, new timber sash windows and traditional shopfront, stone repair/cleaning. Internal repair and fitting out to bring the property back into commercial use.
18-22 Burnley Rd
The TH Programme has funded repair works to the existing original frontage including broken glazing panels and redecoration of the retail units.
37 Burnley Rd
Grant funding awarded to install a new shopfront. Whilst on-site contractors discovered a rotten timber lintel supporting the front elevation which had become unstable, and additional funding was awarded to repair this.
43-47 Burnley Rd
Works have funded extensive external repairs and installation of two new shopfronts to traditional design.
33-35 Burnley Rd
This pair of vacant properties was acquired by the Council in 2020 to undertake a full internal and external repair and restoration project with the addition of two outriggers to the rear providing access to upper floor residential. The project is creating two ground floor retail units for lease and two apartments within the upper floors to be managed by the Council’s housing partner, Calico. Works are nearing completion.
After images coming soon
Former National School Building
Full external and internal restoration scheme including re-roofing and rendering of rear elevation. Reinstatement of internal collapsed floors/stairs and internal refurbishment to create 2 ground floor retail units, office space to 1st floor and apartment to 2nd floor. Works are still on site, currently focussed on the front elevation to include stone repair and cleaning. New shop frontage is being installed.
After images coming soon