As a registered charity we have launched a fundraising campaign to transform our facilities for the increasing number of visitors coming to the Arboretum. The existing building was designed for just 60,000 visitors per annum and we now welcome 300,000 each year. Voted a top ‘national treasure’ in a recent public poll of lottery funded projects, that trend is set to continue.
New facilities, designed by architects Glenn Howells Associates, will add a major new Remembrance and Learning Centre to remodelled restaurant, shop and event spaces, and create a superb new outdoor space, Heroes’ Square. A transitional garden will lead visitors from the new centre naturally out into the Arboretum.
Our campaign target is £15.7 million and £10 million has already been raised or pledged. We now need to secure a final £5.7 million to deliver the new facilities.
We would like to thank everyone who has supported the appeal so far.
We would like to thank the following generous lead supporters
Staffordshire County Council
Heritage Lottery Fund
Hans K. Rausing Charitable Trust
The Westminster Foundation
Michael Bishop Foundation
Roger Henderson QC on behalf of the Boyes Will Trust
FCC Environment/Waste Recycling Environmental Ltd
Steel Charitable Trust
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