The £20m re­fur­bish­ment to trans­form the Ge­or­gian build­ing

Halifax Courier - - Your Courier -

The Piece Hall is cur­rently in the process of a £20 mil­lion re­fur­bish­ment. Re­fur­bish­ments have been made pos­si­ble by £10 mil­lion fund­ing from Calderdale Coun­cil and £8 mil­lion from the Her­itage Lot­tery fund. A fur­ther £2 mil­lion is be­ing sought from other fund­ing bod­ies The Piece Hall Trust an­nounced that the Garfield We­ston Foun­da­tion has made a sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion of £250,000 to­wards the project. Ma­jor im­prove­ments are be­ing made to vis­i­tor fa­cil­i­ties, in­clud­ing mod­ern gran­ite seat­ing, level ac­cess across the court­yard, cus­tomer lifts, en­hanced light­ing and a cen­tral space for her­itage events, mar­kets and ac­tiv­i­ties.

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