Work starts to restore heritage building in Mansfield

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Work to restore an architectural gem in Mansfield’s crown is set to begin as part of a scheme backed by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and overseen by Mansfield District Council.

Mansfield Townscape Heritage Project, which is managed by the council’s Regeneration team, aims to help property owners in the town centre to renovate rundown buildings in a way that is sympathetic with their historic and architectural attributes by offering grants towards the work.

The Brunts Charity is set to begin a £530,000 six-month programme of renovation thanks to the Townscape Heritage project at The Brunts Chambers buildings in Leeming Street and Toothill Lane, comprising seven retail units and offices.

The work will restore the building and individual units to their original character, involving the renovation or replacement of existing shopfronts, alongside external refurbishment of the front façade of the building. The scheme was awarded a Heritage Fund grant of £306,624 towards the works, with The Brunts Charity funding the remaining costs.

The renovation will be done using materials and repair methods in keeping with the Grade II listed building, which was erected by the trustees of charity on the site of the home of Rowland Dand, the grandfather of

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