Grants

  • During 2004 to 2007, a Heritage Lottery Fund bid for a major programme of work and research over a five year period was unsuccesful
  • South Gloucestershire Council (owners of the site) have helped with several grants:
    • 2007   £2000 for Ecological Management Plan, scrub removal, fence repairs and removal of part of upper spoil heap
    • 2008   £500 for supply and fitting of gate and fence
    • 2009   £220 for insurance
    • 2009   £1000 for interpretation board and removal of remainder of upper spoil heap
    • 2000   a further £1000 for removal of lower spoil heap
    • 2010   £250 for insurance
    • 2010   £881 for work on entrance path and other site works
    • 2010   £667 for part funding for removal of lower spoil heap
    • 2011   £187 for insurance
    • 2012   £1250 for part funding of repair to retaining wall to north of dramway
  • 2010       £1200 from English Heritage (section 17 grant) for maintenance of site (to be used over a three year period)
  • 2008 and 2010, B&Q donated a quantity of tools
  • 2011 and 2012, the FoRHC is taking part in the SCARP Project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. For more info see here
  • 2011       An application for up to £6000 to the NatWest Bank CommunityForce grants scheme was unsuccessful, although we are hopeful of getting some volunteers from this scheme
  • 2011       £1000 from Westerleigh Parish Council for part funding of repair to north of Dramway Wall
  • 2011       £2600 from SITA Trust towards the removal of the lower spoil tip.  For more info see click here
  • 2012       £505 from Westerleigh Parish Council for a woodland survey and for printing of information leaflets
  • 2013       £500 from Westerleigh Parish Council for part funding of repair to west of Dramway  Wall