A VISION FOR BRYMBO

PROGRESS & INVESTMENT TO DATE

£7m  grant from the Welsh Assembly to provide remediation parts of the site.  BDL match funded that sum to remediate the commercial areas.

Funding secured by the Brymbo Heritage Trust from Big Lottery Fund Wales (2018) totalling c£1.1m to commence works on the Machine Shop.

Heritage Lottery funding secured for £97,500 to create Brymbo Heritage Renaissance: Building the Momentum (towards restoration and re-use of buildings on site alongside new buildings to bring regeneration to the area and interpret the 300 million year old fossilised forest).  Funding won by Brymbo Heritage Trust. BDL has supported the application and will facilitate the funding when the land transfers are made.

Two developers have offered for the Lagoon Site and the site at Blast Road to provide 100% affordable housing schemes for a total of circa 100 units.

£2m funding from the BIG Lottery’s Create Your Space programme to bring ex industrial sites in Brymbo back into use (including this site). Won by Brymbo Heritage Trust and supported by BDL.

Delivery of 469 houses by Taylor Wimpey and Bloor Homes at the southern end of the site.

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Regraded slopes to provide an outdoor recreational area for the town.

Involvement of the Prince’s Trust in to re-envision the whole site and engage local community  (key theme – “creating a heart for Brymbo” through the development of this site for residential / retail / new school). BDL supported this approach and intends to re-engage with the Prince’s Trust with the Brymbo Heritage Trust to bring the next phases forward

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BDL provided land valued at £750,000 for £1 to facilitate the development of the Enterprise Centre.

Two developers have offered for the Lagoon Site and the site at Blast Road to provide 100% affordable housing schemes for a total of circa 100 units.