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Lincoln Castle

Restoration of Walls, Prison and New Build Magna Carta Vault

Lincolnshire County Council
Client team:
Arrol & Snell Limited

Restoration and conservation of Lincoln Castle and Prison. An extensive, major HLF funded project for Lincolnshire County Council including the restoration of the walls to provide an accessible high level walkway around the castle, with lift and stair access. The Prison, within the Castle Grounds, has been extensively refurbished and remodeled to provide new basement vaults within which will be housed the historic documents, Magna Carta and Charter of the Forest. Ancillary cafe, museum and office facilities are also included . The Works have been carried out in four phases of work over a 5 year period and is scheduled to be complete ready for the 800 year anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta in 2015.