Funding secured for major revamp of one of Coventry’s oldest shopping streets
In the run-up to being UK City of Culture in 2021, Coventry will receive £2m for The Burges, a rare survivor of the Second World War and one of the city’s oldest shopping streets.
The Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) has agreed the funding for the street’s regeneration as part of a demonstrator project for its £44m High Streets Heritage Action Zone programme led by Historic England, as part of an overall £62m investment in high street heritage.
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