Published: 7th Feb 2020

Bradford Council has been awarded a £2m grant to improve their historic buildings and encourage further business investment in the area.  The project will be led by the Bradford City Townscape Heritage Scheme and the four-year scheme is being delivered by the council and supported by £2m of funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The first project to start construction and to be awarded part of the grant is at 14-16 Rawson Place, where owners Frost Hill Investment Ltd is conserving and refurbishing the Grade II listed building. The upper floors, which have been empty for many years, will be converted into apartments and the ground floors into shop fronts. Cllr Alex Ross-Shaw, executive member for regeneration, planning and transport said: ‘It is wonderful that our Townscape Heritage grant awards will preserve the Top of Towns precious architectural heritage. ‘This first grant award for Rawson Place will ensure that … (To read the full article, subscribe below)