Thursday, August 04, 2011

Colchester Castle receives £3.2m for restoration work

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £3,267,400 towards a major redevelopment of Colchester Castle, Essex. The medieval fortress, built in the eleventh century, is one of the best surviving examples of Norman architecture in England.

“This is fantastic news”, said Tom Hodgson, Project Manager. “We are now able to put all our planning into practice and create exciting new displays that do justice to Colchester’s nationally important heritage, the outstanding collections and the amazing building in which they are housed”.

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