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IMPORTANT NOTICE
THE ORIGINAL
TIN SHED EXPERIENCE©
LAUGHARNE,
HAS BEEN FORCED TO CLOSE AT
THE BELLE VUE GARAGE, LAUGHARNE.


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NEW NAME – NEW NAME – NEW NAME

 


The History Shed Experience C.I.C.

formerly known as
The Original Tin Shed Experience© .


We have restructured and renamed the group and are now a registered Community Interest Company.
   We are a not for profit Community Interest Company that is run by the kind help of its small band of volunteers.

The forced closure of the original museum, housed within the ‘Belle Vue Garage’ in Laugharne is due to an ongoing dispute with our premises landlord.    As an organisation we are seeking alternate premises and will probably be relocating the museum from the historic Township of Laugharne but hopefully staying within the county of Carmarthenshire.

We are sorry for any inconvenience and disappointment caused by the ongoing situation and we hope that you will continue to support and visit us when we relocate. Please keep an eye on here and on our facebook, twitter and instagram accounts for updates.

 

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WE NEED TO INFORM YOU ALL THAT THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES AND THEIR ‘ACTIVE’ DIRECTOR and SHARE HOLDER HAVE NO CONNECTION TO OUR COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY OR TO
‘THE ORIGINAL TIN SHED EXPERIENCE©’
&
‘THE TIN SHED EXPERIENCE, LAUGHARNE©’
ORGANISATIONS THAT ARE THE LAWFUL TENANTS THAT HAD BEEN OPERATING AT THE PREMISES OF BELLE VUE GARAGE, CLIFTON STREET, LAUGHARNE SINCE 2009.

TIN SHED LTD    
Company number 11214195 Incorporated on 20 February 2018 Appointed on 20 February 2018

 

TIN SHED EXPERIENCE LTD
11214502 – Incorporated on 20 February 2018 Company number 11214502 Appointed on  20 February 2018 

For further information please contact Seimon Pugh-Jones on seimon@pughjones.co.uk or call 07974 106 157

 

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Press Release For The Tin Shed HLF Grant

Laugharne’s Tin Shed Experience© wins Heritage Lottery Grant support for renovation and conservation project

The Tin Shed Experience©, a quirky 1940s museum in Laugharne with a focus on local stories and places, has won a grant of £21,100 from the Heritage Lottery’s ‘Our Heritage’ Fund. The grant will safeguard both its premises and the artifacts in its collection. The project will include renewal of the roof of the main building (the former Bellevue Garage dating to 1933) and so prevent rainwater threatening both the fabric of the structure and the objects inside.

The museum has been drawing in visitors to the Township since its Directors, Andrew Isaacs and Seimon Pugh-Jones established it in 2011 and it has since earned a reputation as one of Carmarthenshire’s top attractions (see TripAdvisor).  Since tourism is Laugharne’s main ‘industry’, the knock-on effects of higher visitor numbers also benefits many other local businesses.  The grant-funded work will ensure the sustainability of the attraction as well as extend its opening season into the winter months since the fund will also cover the installation of heating – fans of the Shed will be delighted to hear this!

The team at the Tin Shed also plan to use elements of the funding to train a number of new volunteer guides and to employ an outreach worker to link the Shed’s Experience to a wider audience.

Directors Seimon and Andrew said “There’s an awful lot of hard work starting soon – the grant obviously has stringent reporting conditions and timescales but we are ready to take this on.  It will be really worthwhile to keep this museum in the heart of this historic community, as well as help us meet our duty of care to the donors of items in the museum’s collections.”

About the Heritage Lottery Fund

Thanks to National Lottery players, we invest money to help people across the UK explore, enjoy and protect the heritage they care about – from the archaeology under our feet to the historic parks and buildings we love, from precious memories and collections to rare wildlife. www.hlf.org.uk @heritagelottery

Further information

For further information, images and interviews please contact
Director      Seimon Pugh-Jones          07974 106 157

 
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