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National Lottery: Coastal Areas

Volume 489: debated on Friday 20 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much Heritage Lottery funding was provided to each of the principal seaside towns in England and Wales from the inception of the Heritage Lottery to date, listed in descending order of amount of funding. (262995)

The Heritage Lottery Fund was founded in 1994. The Heritage Lottery Fund has advised that Heritage Lottery funding as provided to each of the principal seaside towns in England and Wales since that date is as follows.

HLF funding for principal seaside towns in England and Wales since 1994

Town

Total value of project (£)

Barry

1,446,161

Bognor Regis

1,866,292

Bridlington

307,521

Burnham-on-Sea

439,731

Clacton-on-Sea

601,270

Dawlish/Teignmouth

587,368

Deal

355,866

Eastbourne

2,789,531

Exmouth

95,709

Falmouth

22,171,173

Folkestone/Hythe

4,921,621

Great Yarmouth

6,865,010

(Greater) Blackpool

7,933,638

(Greater) Bournemouth

3,774,209

(Greater) Brighton

14,023,150

(Greater) Worthing

2,324,665

Hastings/Bexhill

8,838,763

Ilfracombe

1,537,824

Isle of Wight1

6,755,735

Llandudno/Colwyn Bay

2,691,304

Lowestoft

5,605,289

Minehead

1,091,431

Morecambe

365,624

Newquay

135,960

Penzance

7,576,752

Porthcawl

103,743

Rhyl/Prestatyn

2,854,951

Scarborough

3,890,353

Sidmouth

1,335,159

Skegness

1,883,154

Southend-on-Sea

1,851,142

Southport

5,917,842

St. Ives

781,309

Swanage

3,395,728

Thanet2

7,492,243

Torbay3

9,783,519

Weston-Super-Mare

2,402,646

Weymouth

2,948,901

Whitby

10,586,503

Whitley Bay

492,117

Whitstable/Herne Bay

4,033,126

Grand total

164,854,032

1 Includes only the resorts of Cowes, Ryde, Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor

2 Includes only the resorts of Broadstairs, Margate, Ramsgate and Westgate

3 Includes only the resorts of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay