Fort Burgoyne benefits from Coastal Revival Fund

15th December 2015

Fort Burgoyne in Dover has been provided with a £48,400 grant from the Coastal Revival Fund.

Funding was secured for the ancient fort, which is owned and managed by national land management charity the Land Trust, following a successful bid to the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Dover District Council will take receipt of the funds as the designated accountable body and support the Land Trust as it uses the funds to carry out feasibility work on a fort built in the 1860s.

Iain Taylor, Director of Business Development for the Land Trust, said: “We’re absolutely delighted to have received this grant from the Coastal Revival Fund.

“The Land Trust is a charity focused on providing sustainable long-term solutions for land and delivering fantastic projects, such as Fort Burgoyne, that seek to unlock benefits for local people. This funding provides a real boost for these aims and aspirations.”

The Land Trust acquired Fort Burgoyne from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in 2014. It is not currently open to the public but work is ongoing to realise the potential of the 42 hectare site for community benefit.

Return to news list

FNew opportunities at Fort Burgoyne


View all news

Get in touch

If you have any questions or queries about what we do or how to go about working with us we'd love to hear from.

Contact us

How you can help

We are always on the look out for enthusiastic, committed people who want to make a real and lasting difference in their local community.

Get Involved
Donate with JustGiving