Latest video is here

Happy Sunday! Here is the link to our latest video which has lots of footage of the archaeological dig and finds.  Thank you as ever to David Dalton, who has done a great job. We do apologise for the sound in some parts but it is a busy work site.

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Christmas Craft Fair!

Christmas Craft Fair on 13th December 10 – 3 Come along and shop local for your Christmas this year.   To be held in the Civic Centre, Uckfield.  Browse amongst friendly crafters and listen to the festive music by the Sussex Waits. See you there.

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Mick Harker presents – Grand Design

Mick Harker will be giving a talk on the 7th November from 7.30 at the Civic Centre, Uckfield entitled ‘Grand Design – sustainable design in action in a 15th century house’. It would be great to see a lot of faces there, so please contact the UDPS Charity Shop for

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Second video

Welcome back! Here is our second video.  It has been a busy week at the cottage with lots of building preparation work and archaeology.  An update for both will be posted soon. Keep watching.

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Video of week 1!

Here is the video of the first week.  Taken by David Dalton. http://youtu.be/dBihbSV08fE Come back for regular updates.

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End of an era…

Photo courtesy of Ron Hill. Saturday 30th August saw the last day of trading for Mike and Liz Harvey Penton from the Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre as the building is cleared ready for its £1M restoration. Mike and Liz started using Bridge Cottage as their gallery after the small trading

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Success!!

We are delighted to announce that The Uckfield and District Preservation Society (UDPS) has received a confirmed grant of £1,017,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for our Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre Renovation Project.  Our project aims to make Bridge Cottage, a Grade II Listed building, into a usable and

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HLF Application Update

Our second round application to the Heritage Lottery Fund has been submitted, after a last minute delay due to their website being out of action for a week.  The meeting to make the decision will be on Friday 13th June so we hope members will be able to come along

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Bridge Cottage wins Heritage Lottery Fund Support

Bridge Cottage wins Heritage Lottery Fund Support The Uckfield & District Preservation Society (UDPS) has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre restoration project. The project aims to refurbish and reconfigure this iconic, timber framed building.  Once completed the building will look

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Small beginnings…

A small start has been made!  We have instigated an Enabling Project to carry out early ground works where we hope to build a modest, westerly extension to house a new kitchenette.  Eventually forming part of the overall restoration project. The extension lies on an area where parts of the

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