Current projects include the implementation of the interpretation plan for Middleport Pottery for the Princes Regeneration Trust. We prepared the interpretation plan to support a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid. This is a fascinating project providing traditional ceramics skills jobs and training for more than 60 people, as well as a new visitor attraction to support the economy of Burslem.
Anglesey Prehistoric Monuments
Currently designing and producing interpretation for the wonderful prehistoric sites on Anglesey . These include the chambered tombs at Barclodiad Y Gawres and Bryn Celli Ddu and the remarkable votive deposits at Llyn Cerrig Bach.
Ditherington Flaxmill Maltings
Prepared Interpretation and Activity Plans for the regeneration of the Ditherington Flaxmill Maltings, ‘The world’s first multi storey iron frame building and forerunner of all skyscrapers’. This is part of a £24m regeneration project and we are currently awaiting news of the HLF bid recently submitted (fingers firmly crossed).
Bingley Locks App and Interpretation
Prepared an App and QR code trail to interpret the significance of the Bingley Five Rise Locks and Leeds and Liverpool Canal between Saltaire and Bingley. Also produced an animation of the lock, attractive signage, trail leaflet and aerial footage of the locks under repair from a remote controlled UAV.
View Project >> www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/bingley-five-rise-locks
Discover the Trail >> www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/bingley-to-saltaire
Download Bingley Interpretive App >> www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/bingley-five-rise-locks
Caldon Low to Froghall Early Railways
Extensive map and documentary research, fieldwork and recording of the significance, routes and condition of four early railways running across the Staffordshire Moorlands. Recommendations made on conservation, management access and interpretation enhancements. All data supplied as detailed GIS files.
Marion Blockley CV - Available in PDF