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  1. Conservation area management plan

    This document is part of the Whitehaven Town Centre Heritage and Design Series. This series has prepared on behalf of Copeland Borough Council to ensure that all development proposals in, or adjacent to, Whitehaven town centre’s conservation areas are well-considered, of high quality and have regard to their historical context. 

  2. Understanding traditional buidlings

    Whitehaven Townscape Heritage Initiative is running a free event on understanding traditionally constructed buildings.

  3. Support from the Council for businesses

    Here we outline the support we have available for businesses in Copeland.

  4. Our projects

     

    44-45 Irish Street

    Together Impact Housing Association and Howgill Family Centre have formed the Whitehaven Foyer Company and plan to transform the old YMCA building on Irish Street. 

  5. Site development guide YMCA

    This document is part of the Whitehaven Town Centre Heritage and Design Series. This series has prepared on behalf of Copeland Borough Council to ensure that all development proposals in, or adjacent to, Whitehaven town centre’s conservation areas are well-considered, of high quality and have regard to their historical context.

  6. Love It Or Lose It

    Planning guidance for people living in conservation areas, older properties, or listed buildings. Tips on how to conserve and protect your building, and planning guidance to help you decide what changes are appropriate.

  7. Energy efficiency in the home

    Making your home as energy efficient as possible will not only save you money but also help to reduce carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas causing climate change.

  8. Meet the team

    The Stakeholder Partnership

    The Initiative is being overseen by a Stakeholder Partnership consisting of the following members:

    • Kerry Maxwell O.B.E (Chair), Whitehaven Community Trust 
    • Cllr Eileen Wier (Vice Chair), Cumbria County Council & Whitehaven Locality Partnership
    • Cllr Mike McVeigh, Copeland Borough Councils Heritage Champion
    • Christine Minnory, Whitehaven Heritage Action Group & Chamber of Trade
    • Celia McKenzie, Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners
    • Cllr Anne Bradshaw, Copeland Disability Forum
    • Cllr John Kane, Whitehaven Town Council
  9. Conservation area development guide

    This document is part of the Whitehaven Town Centre Heritage and Design Series. This series has prepared on behalf of Copeland Borough Council to ensure that all development proposals in, or adjacent to, Whitehaven town centre’s conservation areas are well-considered, of high quality and have regard to their historical context.

  10. Beacon Heritage Open Day walks

    The Beacon Museum is offering free walks around Whitehaven revealing the town's amazing industrial past.

  11. Sustainability and Climate Change

    It is important to be aware of how we, as individuals and communities, affect the environment we live in and how we can contribute to its sustainability rather than it's deterioration.

  12. THI Events

    The success of the THI will depend in part on investing in people’s confidence and community pride. The THI will be an opportunity to raise awareness of the needs of the area’s heritage, and the benefits of conservation-led regeneration. We intend to organise activities and events that the community can take part in to learn more about and enjoy their local heritage, and how to care for it.

    Latest Event - Book Now - Tour of the Foyer

    After falling into a near derelict state of repair, the Grade II listed former YMCA building in Whitehaven has now been restored, with a grant of over £500,000 from the Whitehaven Townscape Heritage initiative.  The THI is running two tours of the building, which is now known as the Foyer, prior to its official opening to the public.  The tours are at 10am and 11:30am on the 30th March 2017 and 12 places are available on each one.   If you would like to book please click on one of the links below, depending on which time you would like to attend:

     

    10:00am Tour  https://foyertour10am.eventbrite.co.uk 

    11:30am Tour  https://foyertour1130am.eventbrite.co.uk

     

  13. Shop front design guide

    Whitehaven shop front design guide.

  14. Lime plastering course at Muncaster

    Lime plastering course at Muncaster

  15. Copeland Coastal Partnership

    On 30 June 2011 Copeland Borough Council launched a new Coastal Partnership. The Copeland Coastal Partnership brings together a range of organisations that have an interest in promoting and enhancing the coast to encourage more people to enjoy the benefits of what is on offer.

  16. Pow Beck Valley Stadium project

    This page includes a number of documents relating to the Pow Beck Valley Stadium project.

  17. Indicative public realm scheme

    Indicative public realm scheme

  18. Newsletter 3

    Newsletter 3

  19. Low Carbon Business Case Studies

    The council has been helping local businesses grow - and be green at the same time. Here we share their experience of how the help they received benefited their business.

  20. Haverigg – Protect and Serve

    Haverigg – Protect and Serve

    Click here to listen to the locally recorded audio files and learn about Haverigg's rich history

  21. Foyer elevation

    Whitehaven foyer elevation plans

  22. newsletter-4

    Whitehaven Townscape Heritage Initiative Newsletter 4

  23. Current coastal projects

    A summary of current or recent projects undertaken by the Copeland Coastal Partnership.

  24. Silecroft – Sunsets and Seascapes

    Silecroft – Sunsets and Seascapes

    Click here to listen to the locally recorded audio files and learn about Silecroft's rich history


     

  25. Foyer floorplan

    Whitehaven foyer floorplan

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