Steeple Golden Cockerel Returns!

The ‘Cock o’ the Steeple’ has returned to its perch! If you were on the High Street yesterday you may have seen something shiny at the foot of the Steeple. The Steeple cockerel was returned to the iconic local building after repairs and re-gilding. The restoration and conservation work to the Steeple is still on…

183 High Street

183 High Street (High Street News) has been awarded a THI grant to repair the exterior of the property and to reinstate a traditional shopfront. During the course of the repair works a previous shop sign and decorative paintwork was uncovered. This sign will be retained behind the new shopfront signage, preserving this feature into…

Last Chance to Apply

Are you interested in applying for a THI grant? If so please get in touch if with the THI Project Officer. The grant application process for building projects is closing on Friday 2nd September 2016. All grant applications for THI funding need to be submitted before this date. Applications received after 2nd September will not…

Falkirk Steeple Restoration Work About to Start

Refurbishment work of Falkirk’s iconic Steeple is set to go ahead. Starting later this month £748k refurbishment work will be carried out by award-winning Glasgow based specialist conservation company Land Engineering over a 39 week period.

Situated in the High Street of the town, the current landmark stands approximately 140 feet high and has dominated the town’s skyline for over 200 years.

32-36 Newmarket Street

32-36 Newmarket Street is the first of our Small Building Repair Projects to start on site. We do not know when the building was built, but plans were made for alterations to the building in 1914 by architect James Strang and in 1938 by James Gavin Callander. Repairs to the building include external fabric repairs to…

Falkirk Public Realm: Have your say!

Our plans for improvements to the Public Realm are now ready for public consultation. We would like to hear your views on these improvements, such as proposed new surfacing and lighting on Vicar Street, Kirk Wynd, Manor Street, Cow Wynd and the historic lanes and closes. We will be in the Howgate Shopping Centre from…

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  • 9-11 Vicar Street

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9-11 Vicar Street

9-11 Vicar Street is the second of our 'Priority Projects' to start on site. The building was erected in 1870 and was initially used as Parish Council Offices. The Historic Environment Scotland listing describes it thus: Circa 1870. Renaissance, 2-storey 5 window, channelled ground floor with pilastered openings, central arched doorpiece with pediment. 1st floor…