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Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Building work on the new Museum starts


The work on the new Arundel Museum building and public toilets has started after the delays caused by archaeological digging and the finding of a 17th century Calvert.  The Mill road toilets were due to close next March (2013) , but this has been delayed to allow for the the new building to be completed

The Angmering Park estate and the Arundel estate have been very supportive and have kindly donated the land. Arun has given a grant of £300k  towards the new building on the site of St Nicholas Hall which was recently demolished;  In addition another £85k was provided towards the provision of new toilets to replace the existing ones in Mill Road.  
New Museum Building from the side
The Trustee's of the Arundel Museum fund raised the balance of funds and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) gave a grant of £888k towards the building allowing for the project to start in  2012 and finish some time in the first half of 2013.   This is something I have steadfastly been supporting for the last 7 years and I am fully behind all the Trustee's in all their efforts

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