We thought we would have a bit of fun and plot some of the projects that Michael Sheppard and Inspire Conservation have completed projects over the last eight years and it turns out that it covers quite a distance…
If you are a custodian of a war memorial or have one in your village or town which requires attention before the centennial event on the 4th August 2014 then you may require funding for the work. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) offer funding for the restoration and repair of World War One memorials, monuments and other artefacts for the centennial. The details can be found here on the HLF site with various options. .
Inspire Conservation are proud to be involved in so many war memorial restoration projects in the UK and we take great pride in these unique and community based monuments as they are normally the centre of local populations who strive to conserve and restore these little gems. As we are getting close to the centennial celebrations for the first world war we thought we would help out caretakers of these fabulous monuments with .
Inspire Conservation was approached by Milton Keynes Council to restore the last remaining relic for the London and North Western Railway link between Newport Pagnell and Wolverton in Buckinghamshire. This line was well utilised from its inception for the boat manufacturers and train labour in Wolverton but was closed in the 1960’s. Wolverton in Milton Keynes was the first town built exclusively for the railway industry. The railway line is now a walking trail and .