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What we prioritise

The priorities for funding are that the projects:

  • conserve or enhance the Site through proactive interventions
  • satisfy the EWH Site Management Plan policies and proposals
  • meet the objectives of the EWH Action Plan
  • give additionality to public works projects
  • benefit public, community or charitable purposes
  • lever in other funds and initiatives for the benefit of the Site
  • facilitate joint partnership working to enhance the environment

Our criteria

  • architectural merit
  • historic interest
  • townscape value
  • evidence of risk to the property or historic environment
  • urgency of work required
  • threat to Site’s Outstanding Universal Values
  • compliance with policies and objectives in the EWH Site Management Plan and Action Plan
  • improvements to economic and social conditions
  • overall financial viability of the project
  • financial need for grant demonstrated
  • public realm work of historic significance
  • sustainability of development

What we DON’T fund

  • routine maintenance and minor repairs
  • alterations and private interior work
  • demolitions
  • upgrading of services
  • underground drainage
  • stone cleaning
  • work already under way