More Than Just A Stable Block – Central Lodge, Stewart Park

The Central Lodge is a difficult building to interpret simply and effectively, owing on one side to its original intention as a multi-use building and on the other side to its richly varied history. When we took on the task of producing historical interpretation for this building, we knew it was important to give as broad an overview of the building’s history as possible in order to do it justice.

Our new internal and external panels have now been installed and we feel that they have gone some way to providing this. We are hoping that our colleagues and students alike – who will see these boards every day – along with anyone who comes to visit the building in future, will find them interesting and informative.

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Heritage Lottery Fund Projects – 5 Things You’ll Learn

We’ve been working on the Heritage Lottery Fund project to renovate the Central Lodge for the better part of a year now – some of us even longer! Working on a project like this is incredible and brings so many challenges and rewards. As we enter the final few months of the project we’ve been looking back at all of the things we’ve learned so far. And what better way to share these than to write a blog post all about them!

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Meet The Team

Hello all, my name is Lauren and I’m the Marketing Officer for this project. I post on all of our social media (you’ll find the links at the side) and make sure everything runs smoothly on the blog. I also lead hard hat tours and am helping to recruit volunteers to this wonderful project so please contact us via CentralLodge@askham-bryan.ac.uk if you’d like to join us!

We all love working on this project and in Stewart Park and thought we’d take this opportunity to introduce ourselves and share a little bit about what we love about the park and project.

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