The Partners

The Partners

The Gloucester Heritage Forum

Working in partnership to develop our city

Gloucester is undergoing an exciting period of heritage led regeneration and the Heritage Lottery Fund is keen to support us.  We know that by working together we will be able to contribute much more effectively to the future of the city.

GHF members include:

All Paths Lead to the Hill: Robinswood Hill is a fantastic resource for both people and wildlife. Throughout the project, a range of events and activities will be organised to help local residents make the most of an asset which is right on their doorstep. 

For further information contact: Nicola Simpson 

@ St Nicholas: Art Shape and the Churches Conservation Trust are working together to restore and repurpose the Church of St Nicholas - the oldest medieval parish church in Gloucester. The project will recreate St Nicholas as a modern arts and culture venue and a new home for Art Shape - the leading accessibility arts charity in the County. Working in partnership with the specialist conservation charity, the Churches Conservation Trust, Art Shape will a create destination cultural venue hosting a gallery, studios, performances, meeting and learning spaces, supported by retail and cafe operations.   

For more information contact Rachel Barratt 

Discover DeCrypt is creating a sustainable heritage attraction, learning resource, cultural venue and community hub, alongside the continued use of St Mary de Crypt Church as a place of worship. It will offer a diverse range of activities and high quality historic buildings for the use and enjoyment of the wider community

For further information contact Rachel Court

For the Record aims to provide a Heritage Hub with improved facilities for visitors, volunteers and community groups at the Gloucester Archives. We will also be developing additional on-site storage, including pioneering innovations in digital preservation, to expertly protect and add to local precious treasures.

For further information contact Jill Shonk 

Gloucester Waterways Museum Revitalisation: This project has been awarded a Heritage grant of £994,000 towards the revitalisation of the museum. The project will see the museum change its displays to tell the story of the River Severn and the canals from Sharpness to Birmingham.

For further information, please contact:


Gloucester’s Story: Our People, Our City: Visitors to Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery will be able to follow the story of Gloucester’s people and heritage right through to the present day, through permanent exhibitions, events, and hands on opportunities.
For further information, please contact:

Llanthony Secunda Re-formationLlanthony Secunda Priory is a site of national historic, cultural and archaeological significance. This project will comprehensively repair and conserve the six Grade 1 listed structures, developing sustainable uses for the main buildings and the entire site, while interpreting the 900 year story of this long misunderstood, hidden site to a diverse audience. 

For further information, please contact:

Remembering the Soldiers of Gloucester: Charting the military and social history of Gloucestershire regiments from 1694 to the present day, the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum received a grant of £493,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2013. The grant has helped to fund the revamp of the museum’s displays and improved their learning and community outreach programmes.

For further information, please contact:

Southgate Street Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is an ambitious plan to tackle three areas of heritage-based activity: repairs and reinstatement to historic buildings to bring them back into beneficial use; training and education including colleges and schools groups; and improvements to the public realm within Southgate Street.

For further information, please contact: