Lost Falkirk Exhibition

Like many towns across Scotland Falkirk has changed over the years. Many Falkirk Bairns remember buildings, streets and shops that have since disappeared. Our current exhibition  ‘Lost Falkirk’  explores some of the lost buildings and spaces of Falkirk town centre that are gone but not forgotten. The exhibition focuses on four themes: Old Industry; Social Life,…

Artist’s Residency Engagement Event

Three award-winning artists are producing a series of new artworks that celebrates Falkirk’s unique urban environment as part of a residency with the Falkirk THI Project. Working as RECOLLECTIVE, ALISON IRVINE, CHRIS LESLIE and MITCH MILLER are currently engaging local people to document the changes and improvements made to Falkirk Town Centre. Their work takes…

New THI Guidance and Learning Resources

The THI Team have been developing three new publications for the public. These include Traditional Buildings Maintenance Guide, Improving Falkirk’s Shopfronts and Falkirk Architecture Learning Resources. These are all now available as pdf downloads via the website. The Traditional Buildings Maintenance Guide and Improving Falkirk’s Shopfronts have been developed to offer guidance to both building and shop owners on how to maintain and…

Public Realm Improvements Start This Month!

This month the THI public realm improvement scheme will start. The year-long £1.467m project represents a significant investment in the physical appearance and appeal of the town centre as a shopping and tourism destination. The scheme works include the repair and restoration of Falkirk’s historic pends and closes, resurfacing of some streets and footpaths and…

20 – 24 Kirk Wynd

20 - 24 Kirk Wynd was a vacant property which was formerly known as Austin's Sports Bar. With the assistance of a THI grant, the upper floors of the building have been converted into residential use. This is the only THI grant funded project that is specifically designed to bring vacant floor space back into…

195 – 203 High Street

These five shops and the building that they sit within have been comprehensively repaired and improved. The roof of the building has been re-slated, leadwork has been repaired and renewed, stonework has been repaired and re-pointed and rainwater goods have been repaired. The chimneys have been repaired and windows have been reinstated to their original…