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Concorde is to get a permanent home. South Gloucestershire council has granted planning permission for an aerospace museum at the former Filton airfield, near where the iconic jet was made - and made its final touch down in 2003.
World War I hangars are to be refurbished to provide an indoor exhibition for the supersonic aircraft. They will also house the Bristol Aero Collection - the trust has been awarded a £4.7m Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the project.
Finding a permanent home for Concorde at its birthplace in Filton is fantastic news for the people of South Gloucestershire and for the iconic aircraft which will be preserved for future generations to enjoy.
Once up and running, the museum is set to become one of the most popular visitors’ attractions in the West, bringing many economic benefits to the region while celebrating the history of the aerospace industry past, present and future.
A new aerospace museum in South Gloucestershire has been awarded two million pounds.
The sixteen million pound project will provide a new home for Concorde.
The money from the LIBOR fund was announced in yesterday's budget after a campaign led by Filton MP Jack Lopresti.
Bristol Aerospace Centre will be built on Filton's historic airfield site.
The Bristol Aero Collection Trust has been awarded £4.7 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to build a new aerospace centre at Filton Airfield. As well as being used as a museum, the centre will also provide a permanent home for Concorde 216 - the last plane of its kind to be assembled at the Filton site.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the last-ever flight of Concorde, the supersonic plane, which was designed and built at Filton. Trustees say two-thirds of the £12 million needed for a permanent museum has now been raised. Richard Payne reports.
Ten years ago Concorde returned home to Filton at the end of its supersonic era. and all those years later she still has no permanent homeRead the full story ›
The dream of having a permanent home for Concorde has taken a major step forward, after the National Lottery agreed to back the project with a £4.4 million grant.
The team behind the plan want to refurbish two World War I hangars on Filton Airfield and turn them into a museum for the jet.
Concorde 216, which was designed and built in Bristol, has sat next to the runway, open to the elements since touching down there after its final flight in 2003.
But now there's real hope that, ten years on, the world's first supersonic passenger plane could finally land a new home.