Façade, Facelifts and Fixups get Funding

Cessnock City Council is excited to announce five properties across the local government area have been awarded heritage grants made possible by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

Cessnock City Council is excited to announce five properties across the local government area have been awarded heritage grants made possible by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

Mayor, Councillor Bob Pynsent said the properties are located in the commercial precincts of Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Weston and Branxton.  

“It is pleasing to see properties that have stood the test of time receiving structural and facade improvements that will revitalise them for the future”.  

“Some of the projects will result in a remarkable change to the buildings appearance, which will enhance the heritage status and improve the overall streetscape”, Cr Pynsent said.  

Successful properties include:  

  • Branxton Pharmacy, Branxton  
  • Commercial Hotel, Branxton
  • Aberdare Hotel, Weston
  • 104-108 Vincent Street, Cessnock
  • Kurri Kurri Visitor Centre, Kurri Kurri  

The Local Heritage Fund provided financial assistance to owners or managers of heritage items for conservation, maintenance works or Building Code upgrades.  

For more information about heritage matters visit www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au/planning-and-development/Heritage