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« on: June 06, 2019, 08:24:25 pm »

From This is Wiltshire

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Railway Village, which was last year voted the country's favourite conservation area, is getting a boost today

Swindon Borough Council and Historic England are, at this moment, formally launching launched a Heritage Action Zone to protect and revitalise Railway Village, an area of Victorian housing and institutional buildings centred around the railway station and lines.

The five-year scheme will bring heritage expertise and 1.6 million of funding from Historic England, who will work with the council and other partners to revitalise

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Positive comment from the Mechanics Institution Trust later in the article, but no indication that the Institute is within scope
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