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special thanks

Garfield Weston Foundation, £20,000

United Utilities, £5,000


... and the many unnamed individuals & businesses who have already contributed.

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plans & drawings courtesy of Simon Blunden (Miller Clear Architects LLP of Keswick)

The main planned improvements are:

  • Extension to the ground floor to create a larger re-fitted community kitchen

  • New toilet facilities to ground and first floor, with wheelchair accessible toilet and shower

  • Wheelchair lift to first floor

  • Creation of the multi-use ‘Herdwick Suite’ with kitchenette on the first floor

  • New roof terrace overlooking Castle Crag

  • Refurbished main hall

  • New heating and electrical systems


The current state of the Institute... 

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