Town Hall project to bid for Lottery funds

Brackley Town Hall

Brackley Town Hall

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Funding for the comprehensive restoration of Brackley Town Hall moved a step closer this week.

Brackley Town Council’s bid for £2.3 million of Heritage Lottery funding passed through the first round, meaning it meets HLF criteria for funding. The council has also been granted £100,000 to prepare its bid for full funding.

Mayor of Brackley Councillor Peter Rawlinson said: “The fact that our bid has been successful in a highly competitive national process is a testament to the value placed on our iconic-Wren inspired building.”

Brackley Town Hall, a Grade II-listed building in High Street, was built in the 1700s by Scroop Egerton, the 4th Earl of Bridgewater, Lord of the Manor of Brackley.