We are very pleased to announce that Liverpool FC have become a Friends of Anfield Cemetery Patron. There are a number of Liverpool FC (as well as Everton FC) staff, founders, managers, players and of course, many thousands of supporters, who have been buried or cremated here. It raises ‘Friends’ profile and is a fantastic […]
Friends are pleased to record that our Heritage Lottery Fund ‘Lifting the Lids’ wheelchair-friendly Heritage Trail has been signed off with, ‘Congratulations once again on a successful project.’
On Monday 16th April, 2018, BBC Radio Merseyside interviewed us about how we’ll be using our HLF Resilient Heritage Grant of £50,300.
Today, the Friends of Anfield have been awarded a £50,300 Resilient Heritage grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project, ‘Exploring Anfield’s South Chapel’, prepares the charity for the challenges of turning Anfield Cemetery’s Grade II chapel into an International Heritage and Visitor Centre. […]
Called ‘Lifting the Lids’, a disabled friendly Heritage Trail of twelve information boards will be sited around our 141 acre site. Each will contain research carried out by local young people, who will conduct heritage walks for those interested in Anfield’s / Liverpool’s unique local, national and international history.
Our Project Viability Report was signed off and Friends have been invited, by AHF, to submit an application for their next funding stage. Friends have arranged ‘funding application training’ (from LCVS, to assist us in this process) using our HLF funding.
Project Viability Grant Application: South Chapel, Anfield Cemetery,
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) have granted £3,000 to Friends of Anfield for a Project Viability Report on our South Chapel. This is a significant step in achieving our aim of getting Anfield’s Grade II* cemetery off Historic England’s At Risk Register and building an international heritage and […]
Friends of Anfield wins Heritage Lottery Fund support
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded the Friends of Anfield a grant of £8,700 to put in place plans for an exciting longer term project aimed at getting Anfield’s Grade II* listed cemetery off Historic England’s At Risk Register and building an international heritage and visitor centre. […]
On Friday 13th November, Liverpool City Cabinet and Historic England agreed to contribute £300,000 for the preservation of Anfield’s huge grade 2 listed Catacombs.
Bob and Tom recorded an interview with Radio Merseyside’s Jimmy McCracken, where they discussed the implications of this decision. It was broadcast on Tuesday 17th November at 7:55am.