Thank you for your email of 02 December 2008 to the Minister for Heritage, Alun Ffred Jones, regarding your concerns with the position taken by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) in relation to the proposals for the building of a new bridge and road in
I understand that in June 2006, the HLF Trustees awarded a Stage One, development funding of £115,000 to Cardiff County Council for the restoration of
The £3.1 million grant awarded by the HLF to Cardiff County Council to restore
HLF takes very seriously the public concerns which have arisen since the summer of 2007 and have discussed with Cardiff County Council the apparent lack of dialogue with stakeholders and park users on this issue. Direct involvement by the public in their heritage is one of HLF’s strategic priorities, so it is crucial for the proposed plans to restore the Park that there is a comprehensive programme of public consultation. As part of its monitoring of the grant to the Council, HLF continue to keep this under review.
Whilst the Welsh Assembly Government has responsibility for developing the policy framework for the HLF in
The Heritage Lottery Fund in
Tel: 029 2034 3413
I hope that you find the information provided useful.
Mark A McConkey
Department for Rural Affairs and Heritage/ Yr Adran Materion Gwledig a Threftadaeth
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ffacs/fax: 029 2082 5119Minister for heritage e-mail: email@example.com