Wexford County Council Grants for Protected Structures

Wexford County Council offer grants periodically for the repair of protected structures.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018

Wexford County Council wishes to invite applications under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme as operated by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

This scheme seeks to assist with the repair and conservation of Protected Structures and Proposed Protected Structures and in certain cases, for the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas, and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craftworkers and tradespeople.

This scheme will be administered by Wexford County Council, with grants of between €2,500 and €15,000. Applicants will be required to provide a minimum of 50% matching funding. 

Application forms are available to download below or can be obtained from the Planning Section, Wexford County Council, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford or e-mail: planning@wexfordcoco.ie 

Completed application forms must be received by 4 pm on Wednesday 31st January 2018. Successful applicants must have the works completed by 28th September 2018.

For further information is available from the Planning Section Customer Service Unit, telephone 053-9196101.

Structures at Risk Fund 2018 

Wexford County Council is currently accepting grant applications for the Structures at Risk Fund 2018. 

This fund assists with works to safeguard certain historic structures into the future where an urgent need has been demonstrated. It aims to reduce the risk of deterioration of architectural heritage while supporting employment for conservation professionals, contractors and specialists. Grant allocations will be between €15,000 and €30,000 with at least 20% matching private funding required. Only structures or parts of structures in immediate danger of significant deterioration will qualify for consideration for funding.

Details of the Scheme and the application process including application forms are available below. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4pm on Wednesday 31st January 2018. Please direct all queries in relation to this scheme to the Customer Service Unit, Planning Section at Wexford County Council on 053-9196101 or by e-mail on planning@wexfordcoco.ie