Dunfermline CARS (2007 – 2012)

The Trust was responsible on behalf of Fife Council for mentoring the delivery of the Historic Scotland funded CARS project in Dunfermline Town Centre. This £2.8m Fife Council scheme achieved:

  • Major grant awards to four priority buildings – inc. support for the landmark re-harling of Pittencrieff House Museum.
  • 10 shop front grants to historic retail premises – targeting key blight buildings in the High Street and celebrating Dunfermline’s retail heritage.
  • 15 small building repair grants to private building owners
  • Support for two masonry apprentices
  • Major improvement works to closes and wynds, enhancing this key feature of the Dunfermline Conservation Area.
  • Development of guidance notes for public and professionals, backed up by training and awareness-raising activities – inc. demonstrations of traditional skills from the Scottish Lime Centre Trust at the annual Dunfermline Bruce Festival.
  • Buildings Scotland exhibition at Dunfermline Carnegie Library


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