New Town Heritage Trail App

Discover Falkirk’s story using our interactive trail app! This week we launched our new heritage trail app which is free to download for both Apple and Andriod devices. The app has been developed over the last year working with Glasgow based app developers Aerial Digital. It complements the existing blue plaque town trail but gives…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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