We are fundraising to enhance the visitor facilities at Port Sunlight River Park and provide a heritage visitors centre to sustain and encourage engagement with the area’s history to create a legacy.
Discovering Bromborough; Interpreting the past is a new project from national land management charity the Land Trust, managing partners Autism Together and Chester based community interest company Big Heritage and which aims to enhance the visitor facilities at Port Sunlight River Park whilst connecting two distinct sites, Port Sunlight River Park and Bromborough Court House. This project will build on two previous successful Heritage Lottery Funded projects, Discovering Bromborough 1 and 2 delivered by Big Heritage with the support of the Land Trust throughout 2013-2015.
Bromborough is an area rich in heritage and the site of Port Sunlight River Park covers a wealth of historic events and social and industrial history that have been responsible for creating Bromborough as it exists today, but despite this, very little detail is understood about the medieval period in this part of the Wirral.
The project will involve:
I used to work at Askern pit so I've got an affinity with the place. I've been volunteering at the park for the past couple of years, helping people get the most out of it.
Pete Robson, volunteer at Warren House Park
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