Transport Museum, Bury

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Key facts

Location:

Bury

Client:

Bury Council /East Lancashire Railway Trust

Sector:

Leisure

Status:

Complete

Area:

2,005 sqm

Brock Carmichael have converted the Grade 2 Listed Castlecroft Goods Shed to provide a permanent home for a fantastic collection of transport artifacts.

Detail

The remodelling of this fascinating piece of british industrial heritage, located in Bury Town Centre, now provides a museum and integrated site for use by both Bury Metropolitan Borough Council and the East Lancashire Railway Trust.

The implementation followed the preparation of a Conservation Plan, Options Appraisal and Restoration/Development Plan for the site.

This £3.5M project was funded by £1.9M worth of Heritage Lottery Funding and £1.6M of match funding from key stakeholders.