Tag Archives : Plymouth History Centre


ACE funding news for Plymouth’s History Centre

The good news about Plymouth’s History Centre keeps coming. Project partners have just learned that Arts Council England (ACE) has given the green light to a full funding request of £4,175,000. Councillor Ian Bowyer, Leader of Plymouth City Council said: “This is yet more brilliant news – news that will really help us to achieve […]


History Centre through to next round of CCF bid

Plymouth’s landmark history centre continues to make waves by reaching the next stage of a major Coastal Communities funding bid. The project has been given the green light to put in a more detailed submission for £2.9 million from this national funding pot that was set up to encourage economic development of the UK’s coastal […]


Museum and Art Gallery prepares to close for the History Centre

Things will never be the same again after tomorrow (Saturday 3 September) at the City Museum and Art Gallery, which will close its doors at 5pm so construction and development work for the Plymouth History Centre (working title) can get underway. The Museum building originally opened in 1910 and will be closed until spring 2020 […]


History could be made at Planning Committee

Exciting plans to celebrate Plymouth’s amazing culture and heritage in a new, world-class visitor attraction have reached a critical stage. Detailed plans for the £34 million History Centre are to be considered by the Planning Committee when it meets  tomorrow (Thursday 9 June). Planning officers are recommending the committee approves the scheme which is a […]


Spectacular plans for new History Centre submitted to planners

Stunning plans showing how Plymouth’s museum and art gallery will be transformed into a new world class visitor attraction are being submitted to planners this week. The plans include striking new images showing the impressive new building featuring a cantilevered ‘floating’ box with reflective cladding will form the heart of the £34 million History Centre. […]


Gus Honeybun to Appear at Consultation

To celebrate National Archive Week, Gus Honeybun will be appearing at the Plymouth History Centre pop-up consultation shop at Taylor Maxwell House – soon to be the new home of the City Library. The pop up shop will be open to the public from Saturday 21 November to Friday 27 November. It is an opportunity […]


How Plymouth’s new history centre could look

This is what Plymouth’s new history centre could look like at night. The team behind the project has issued the latest concepts for the project which will be a game changer in how Plymouth celebrates its incredible history and culture. The images are being released as exciting plans to put Plymouth on the national cultural […]


Largest GIS space in the southwest

In the world of museums and art galleries, GIS is a term which is given to exhibition space that has highest standards and best conditions. A city which has a GIS space could host some of the country’s most prized art collections and touring exhibitions. Plymouth City Council has now revealed that the developing plans […]


Filming continues after a brief intermission!

The UK’s largest regional collection of film and television footage is nice and snug in its new home in the very centre of Plymouth after a six week move. Over 20,000 reels of film and hundreds of film-making artefacts have been lovingly and painstakingly wrapped and moved as part of South West Film and Television […]