Helpringham Memorial Hall

There are no available images for this memorial. Help us by submitting one!

Submit a new image

Reference WMO/268928


24 The Green


NG34 0RJ


Open large map
Edit memorial name, location & address
Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Hall
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: FIFTY YEARS OF THE VILLAGE HALL Sleaford Standard Tuesday 24 October 2006 14:59 USERS of a village hall have celebrated its half century. Helpringham Memorial Hall opened 50 years ago and is still going strong at the heart of the community who marked its anniversary with a special commemoration event. Throughout the afternoon the village hall hosted demonstrations and displays by people and groups who use its facilities. The village primary school planted a time capsule within the building and there were shows by the martial arts group, ballroom dancers, plus refreshments. Chairman of the village hall committee Robert Watts explained his grandmother gifted the land for the hall to the village in 1961 and it took five years to build. The land had become available when a row of cottages were blown up in the Second World War when a passing German bomber unloaded its bombs on the way home from a raid. The hall was dedicated in memory of those who died in the Second World War and a plaque made by Charles Arum from old school desk lids has been refurbished and will be rededicated on Remembrance Sunday.
Edit memorial details

Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.

Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.

If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.

The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.

You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.

Please be aware that a summary of your enquiry, without your contact details, will appear on this page once submitted. This ensures others are aware that an enquiry has been made and can read the response to avoid duplicate enquiries. Information provided by you to us will be used for the purpose of managing the grant enquiry, for further details please read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy .

As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required