Shire Hall, Dorchester
Start Date:01/06/2017 End Date:30/04/2018
Growth Deal funding up to £56,250
Awarded to West Dorset District Council
Project Summary - Restoration of a Grade 1 listed building as a visitor attraction.
Local Growth Funding has been awarded to West Dorset District Council who has brought a disused listed building back into sustainable and productive economic use. The Shire Hall project has improved the accessibility to all of the whole building.
- 2 apartments for rent
- Exhibition & law courts refurbished
- Café & shop
Progress towards forecast: Delivered
- 5 new jobs
- 1 apprentice per annum
- 50 volunteer positions
- 32k visitors per annum
- 2 business starts
Progress towards forecast: On Target
For further information visit the project website.
Tel: 01305 261849
Katherine May, Programme Manager