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Marple Wharf Project (Meeting 25/9/19 & 2/10/19)

Marple Wharf

Marple Wharf Project Meeting 25th October

Heritage- Why Value it?
A talk on saving The Wharf

Wednesday 25th September 7pm.

Come along to Marple Library on Wednesday 25th -7pm to 8pm and find out how we are rescuing The Wharf for community use.

Bob Humphrey -Taylor, Heritage Director of The Wharf Marple CIC will talk about the Wharf and how the community can help to achieve our goal of bringing this iconic building back to life for the benefit of all.

Marple Wharf Project Meeting 2nd October

Understand your Investment, into the Marple Wharf Project, and Tax Benefits
If you would like to know more, please join the Investment Workshop at Marple Library on 2nd October from 7pm – 8pm (Access via Right Hand door)

Marple residents and heritage enthusiasts are being offered the chance to save an historically important canal side building and convert it to a community and heritage attraction. The building has been at risk of conversion to residential, but a new plan would renovate The Wharf to be a Community Café and Heritage Centre, with a much-needed health and well-being facility too.

Located at the junction of the Macclesfield and Peak Forest canals, the Warehouse building was built around the time the canals were constructed in the early 1800s and sits between two Grade 1 Listed Roving Bridges. In its heyday the Warehouse would have been busy as a transshipment point particularly for goods to and from the neighbouring Historic England Listed, Lime Kilns.