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SWFTA is key partner in £14.8m award for Plymouth History Centre Project

South West Film & TV Archive based in Plymouth is delighted to announce that they have been awarded over £14.8m to deliver the Plymouth History Centre Project in partnership with Plymouth City Council heritage teams, the South West Image Bank and Plymouth University.

SWFTA, Director, Stacey Anderson explains that the £14.8m award was the largest in the country, representing 27% of the £55m total committed at their July national trustees meeting. This funding is supported by over £4m from the Arts Council, £128k from the Wolfson Foundation, over £8m committed funds by PCC.and other funds with a combined total of around £34m.

This project has been a long time in development and the official announcement on 15th August 2016 represents the culmination of many years hard work and planning. SWFTA is delighted to be a key partner in the project and Stacey is look forward to keeping FAUK members up to date with progress.

FAUK’s website will be featuring more on the wonderful project with Stacey in the near future

If you would like to find out more about the project, please visit the Love Our Past website: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/loveourpast