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Outstanding Buildings And Conservation Areas

Volume 981: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total amount of money made available from central Government funds in repair grants for outstanding buildings and conservation areas from the Historic Buildings Council in the fiscal year 1978–79.

In 1978–79 the figures for grants offered for historic buildings and for work in conservation areas were as follows:—

Grants Under S4 of the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953
Buildings of outstanding architectural or historic interest£3,643,807
Buildings included in Town Schemes£694,954
Places of Worship in use£3,643,174
Grants Under S10 of the Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Act 1972
Works in outstanding conservation areas£3,577,778
Works in non-outstanding conservation areas (administered by the Civic Trust)£500,000