August 7 2009
The lion’s share of this largesse will be deposited at Abbotsford House in Melrose, the home of Sir Walter Scott, which will be recipient of £500k for a long term repairs programme.
Meanwhile the Royal Hospital Chapel will scoop £261k to remediate water damage and bring the structure back into use as a therapy centre for Gartnavel’s cancer patients.
John Entwistle , Chair of Glasgow Building Preservation Trust who are leading the project, said: “The chapel once restored will again become a good place to be providing naturally calming spaces where complementary therapies will be delivered along with advice and support. “
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