Lanark Community Development Trust

Working for Lanark

Castlebank Park

Work has been completed on the first stage of the project which will give new life to Lanark's 'jewel in the crown'

Alston’s Yard

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Lanark Vision

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  1. St Kentigern’s project update

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    Essential repairs have been carried out at St Kentigern’s Church to stabilise one of Lanark’s most important historical assets. The building has been strengthened by two linked L-shaped restraint brackets which will support the gables of the structure in order to prevent possible gale damage. JSK Construction Services were appointed...
  2. Alston’s Yard project

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    The derelict Alston’s Yard site is poised for a major revamp that will help it play a major part in Lanark’s infrastructure. The Lanark Community Development Trust plans to renovate the shed area for the use of the Lanimer Committee for Lanimer Lorry construction, clear up the derelict rubble and...
  3. Lanark Vision

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    The Lanark Vision document sets out a basic formula for the key stakeholders in the town to work on together. The first step has involved presenting the Vision to the various groups and the feedback has been positive and supportive. There are already many good things happening in the town...
  4. St Kentigern’s Project Report

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    St Kentigern’s Project Report                                           Sept. 2014 Emergency repair works to the west gable area is about to start. Discussions between Historic Scotland, SLC (Danny Maxwell etc) and I have resulted in agreement for an L shaped gable restraint bracket to be manufactured and fitted to the wall head adjoining the...
  5. Castlebank Harvest Day Success

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    Our first Harvest Day at Castlebank Horticultural Centre on Sunday 7 September was great success. It was blessed with glorious weather and a large number of adults and children came along to see what was going on. It gave visitors the chance to see the phenomenal growth in our raised...
  6. Castlebank Horticulture Centre is Open

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    On Monday 19 May 2014 Provost Eileen Logan performed the opening ceremony of the Phase 1 of the Castlebank Horticulture Centre. A large group of invited guests enjoyed looking round the new centre and toilet block. On 25 May we held an open day for the general public and we...
  7. Annual General Meeting

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    The annual general meeting of Lanark Community Development Trust will take place on Friday 28 February 2014 at 7.30pm, in the Tolbooth, High Street, Lanark. This will be an opportunity for you to hear about the work of the Trust over the past year and to influence future direction. A...
  8. Castlebank Project is one step closer

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    We now have funding in place to make a start on phase 1 of the Horticultural Centre. The detailed plans are with the planning department awaiting a building warrant. The contract is out for tender with an expected start date for building of 1st September. Horticultural Education Officer Post This...