Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2016

Wicklow Parish Church, Wicklow Town received support under the BHJLS scheme in 2014
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Consolidation works to masonry ruins are eligible under the BHIS
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Roof Repairs are eligible for funding under the BHIS
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Roof Repairs underway at Russborough House near Blessington 2014
D. Burns


Wicklow County Council wishes to invite applications under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS), as operated by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

This scheme seeks to encourage the leveraging of private capital to invest in a number of small-scale, labour-intensive projects to repair and conserve Protected Structures and Proposed Protected Structures (included in the Record of Protected Structures in the County Development Plan  and the Bray, Wicklow and Arklow Town Development Plans) and in certain cases, for the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas, and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftworkers and tradespeople.

 This scheme will be administered by the Wicklow Local Authorities from a total fixed allocation for county Wicklow of €50,000. Grants will be awarded of between €2,500 and €10,000, with applicants required to provide a minimum of 50% of total costs. Applicants should read the guidelines and be familiar with the qualifying criteria and conditions of the scheme. All applicants must complete Application Form A of Circular BHIS 15/1 and return it to; BHIS, Planning Section, Wicklow County Council, County Buildings, Wicklow Town

OR e-mail plandev@wicklowcoco.ie 


 Full details of the scheme including guidelines and application forms are available on the pdf below or on  www.wicklow.ie . For queries please contact the Planning Office of Wicklow Councty Council on  Tel: 0404 20100.




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