Alford & District Civic Trust

Alford & District Civic Trust

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Alford & District Civic Trust

To preserve, for the benefit of the public, the natural,artisitic and cultural amenities of the town of Alford and its neighnourhood.

Located in a rural area of Lincolnshire, the Alford and District Civic Trust was formed in 1967 with the specific purpose of taking on the ownership of Alford Manor House (a 1611 thatched Manor House). Following recent rennovations funded by HLF , English Heritage, ERDF and other local funders the Civic Trust are now in the position of running the Manor House with no additional funding streams apart form general visitors and private hirers. They have appointed a part-time Manager with the help of the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. The Civic Trust aim to be self financing within a three year period.