Decision details

Staffordshire History Centre Stage 1 NLHF Application

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This paper outlines the Staffordshire History Centre Stage 1 application to be submitted to the National Lottery Heritage Fund. It seeks approval for the matched funding for the Stage 1 application.



“Staffordshire’s archive and heritage collections are of outstanding quality and importance and we are extremely proud to be custodians of these invaluable items. They enable individuals and communities to reflect on their past and inform their future.


If our new bid for Heritage Lottery Funding for the Staffordshire History Centre project is successful, it will provide new ways in which collections can be used by individuals, historians and communities. It will secure access to historic collections for the next twenty years.”


Gill Heath, Cabinet Member for Communities


Reasons for the Decision – To consider the resubmission of a revised application for funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to support the creation of the Staffordshire History Centre.


Decision – (a) That the stage 1 application be submitted to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


(b) That matched funding be earmarked for the stage 2 application for the Staffordshire History Centre.

Report author: Joanna Terry

Publication date: 16/05/2019

Date of decision: 15/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 15/05/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/05/2019

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