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Insight into Heritage Skills Morning

On Friday, 16th March we were delighted to open the Station doors to 42 students and their tutors to allow them to gain an insight into heritage construction and some of the skills and methods being used daily on our project to restore the Station. Students attended from De Aston School, Lincoln and Grimsby Colleges. […]

We have our first tenant!!

As we continue to make good progress with the restoration work, we are pleased to announce that our first tenant has been confirmed. Market Rasen resident, Mandy Wilton has decided to set up a new venture at the station having seen the potential of the building. Mandy will be opening a coffee shop at the […]

2018 WINTER UPDATE

Although the weather continues to be against us, we’re delighted to let everyone know that work is now going ahead at speed at the Railway Station with an anticipated date for completion being end of May THIS YEAR! West Lindsey District Council has approved our sample of lime mortar rendering which will be used for […]

PRE CHRISTMAS UPDATE

Although our progress at the Station is slower than we would like, our master Stone Mason, Gary Dickman has produced a sample of stonework to make sure it matches the existing stonework in the entrance and windows, and the sample was pronounced to be ‘absolutely beautiful’ by officers at West Lindsey District Council. Next week […]

MARKET RASEN STATION – OUR HERITAGE

After lots of hiccups along the way, our building work is progressing and thanks to our Heritage Lottery Grant we will also be able to provide Heritage Displays in the Station.  We have been busy  gathering information on the history of the Railway Station for  display and you may be able to help! If anyone […]

Full Steam Ahead

The restoration of Market Rasen Old Railway Station has been given the green light thanks to National Lottery players! Following a successful second round application by the specially formed Market Rasen Station Community Project Community Interest Company, a grant of £463,900 has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to transform the derelict Grade […]

A nail biting week

We had our final meeting with HLF East Midlands on 1st March and our application will be heard by the committee on 9th, so it’s a nail biting week for all of us involved in the project. We all want this application to succeed so the building can be brought back to a useful and […]

Happy New Year

Press Release December 2016 The community interest company, Market Rasen Station Community Project Ltd are working hard to restore Market Rasen’s grade II listed derelict railway station building and bring it back to its former glory. This building heralded the arrival of the railway through our rural Lincolnshire town in 1848, part of the ‘railway […]

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