Powys War Memorials Project
Funding for maintenance, repairs and restoration to war memorials
One outcome of the Powys War Memorials Project is to provide funding for a rolling programme of maintenance, repairs and restoration to World War 1 memorials in Powys. This is to ensure their longevity for future generations.
War memorial repair / restoration grants still available:
- Grants of up to £5,000 per memorial.
- Grant for up to 90% of the cost of the work.
- Any type of World War 1 memorial in Powys eligible, including war memorials with World War 2 /other conflict additions.
- Quick and easy application process.
- Grants allocated on first-come, first-served basis.
Please contact Nathan Davies, Powys War Memorials Project Officer:
Powys County Council secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cadw (the Welsh Government’s historic environment service) and the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority for the Powys War Memorials Project 2014-18: A Mark of Respect.
The project commemorates the centenary of World War 1.
Some of the aims of the project are to:
- Find, record and map all the war memorials in Powys.
- Provide funding (up to £5,000 per memorial) for World War 1 memorials in Powys to be repaired, restored or maintained.
- Facilitate or organising free training for communities in Powys, e.g. about how to research names on war memorials.
- Work with communities in Powys to develop World War 1 walks and trails.
- Organise and facilitate World War 1 events and activities, such as film screenings or musical performances.
- Support other World War 1 programmes, projects and initiatives.