Funding Package Secured

News Posted: 31 January 2012

Artists impression drawing Artists impression drawing The final element of the funding package for this exceptional project was confirmed in January 2011. Since then work has been continuing with planning consents, designs and the contract tendering process.

Funding for the £5.4million Sumburgh Head project has been awarded from a number of sources, with over £3.7million from national and European funders.  This is a significant sum coming into the isles which will benefit the whole area, preserve an important part of our heritage, and create jobs and economic growth in the tourism industry.

Locally, funding has been secured from Shetland Islands Council, and lead partner, Shetland Amenity Trust

European and National funding bodies are made up of:

Without each and every one of these organisations, this exciting development would not be possible.  Shetland Amenity Trust as lead partner are grateful for the assistance and support of these organisations, and the individual members of staff who have worked with us to turn these plans for Sumburgh Head into reality.

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