High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) funded by

The Cultural Consortium is funded by

Cultural Consortium

The Cultural Consortium involves a number of local organisations, groups and societies along with individuals. It includes Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC), Dunstable Town Guides, Friends of Priory House and Gardens, Dunstable and District Local History Society, High Street South/Middle Row traders representative -The Workhouse, Medieval Dunstable, Dunstable Education Group, Grove Theatre, Dunstable Library, Promoting Dunstable and Priory Church of St Peter.

Priory House Project

The Morton Partnership are leading the work on Priory House, with Messenger BCR undertaking the building work alongside Cliveden Conservation. A number of specialists are involved including Tobit Curtis Associates, Weldon Stone, Philip Waller Consulting, Odgers Conservation, Clarkes Quarry, HB Archaeology and Conservation Limited and Caroe Architecture.

Privately Owned Properties Project

Conception Architects are leading the work on the privately owned properties. A number of other specialists are involved including: M3 Associates Limited, Conisbee Consulting Strucutral and Civil Engineers, Bhangals Construction Consultants and HB Archaeology and Conservation Limited.

Clock Tower Refurbishment

Community Engagement

All of the Community Services Team at Dunstable Town Council are involved with HSHAZ related community engagement. We have also been working with numerous third parties including (in no particular order):

Bubbling Stove, Primitive Technology UK, Vianova Archaeology (Peter Guest), Albion Archaeology, KDK Archaeology, Longthorpe Legion, Rome Now, The Joker Entertainment, BBB Group Limited, Urban Canvas, Alan Myatt, Peter Leadbeater Chainsaw Sculptor, Black Knight Historical, Historical Interpretation, Historic England, Historical Dunstable, Dunstable Town Guides, Friends of Priory House and Gardens, Dunstable and District Local History Society, The Workhouse, Dunstable Library and Quadrant Shopping Centre, Paul Vitty of the History Knights, HB Archaeology and Conservation Ltd, Legio Secunda Augusta, Kerrie Duggan, Mulberry Dyer, Dr Faye Sayer, Little Theatre, Central Bedfordshire Council Libraries, Dunstable in Bloom, Richard Rees, Primative Technology UK, Prehistoric Experiences/Memma the Cavewoman, Rainbow Productions, Swords of Penda, Hysterical History, Enrichment Through Archaeology, Monica Askay, Puku B Heritage and Education, Paulina Bera, Bricks McGee, Jackie Hall and Jan Summerfield, Madam Geneva & Gent Gin Experiences..

Other Partners

There are numerous other partners including Central Bedfordshire Council, the Local Planning Authority who are key to supporting the building work and refurbishment.