£980,000 Grant From The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The British Glass Foundation is pleased to announce that a bid to The National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the Heritage Lottery Fund), spearheaded with support from Dudley MBC, has successfully completed its second stage.

The project to convert the former Stuart Crystal site in Wordsley into a world-class facility and a new home for the renowned Stourbridge Glass collection has been awarded a second-phase grant of £980,000 towards the internal fit-out of the new museum which is due to open July 2021.

You can read the full press release here and see photographs of what the site was like back in 2015: GlassCuts 156 Special Edition

Allister Malcolm and Councillor Ian Kettle talking about the great news here:

Museum Set To Open Summer 2021

Cllr Ian Kettle, Graham Knowles chair BGF, Allister Malcolm glass artist and BGF trustee (1)

Cllr Ian Kettle with Graham Knowles and Allister Malcolm

Outside White House Cone Museum of Glass 5 February 2020