Coalfield Project

Tags  Community, Blackness, Heritage, Environment, Leisure, Sports, Cultural

Coalfield Project

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is the leading regeneration organisation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Britain’s former mining communities. We are a charitable company and social enterprise with teams deployed across England, Scotland and Wales.

The 2013 to 2018 is split into the following headings.


Theme 1: Community Facilities & Activities


Priority 1. New Community Hub

Priority 2. Support access to existing premises

Priority 3 Support for existing groups and activities

Priority  4 Continued & expand support for young people

Priority 5 Upgrade Recreation Centre


Theme 2: Environment & Outdoor Recreation.


Priority 1 Develop Kinneil Estate and Woods

Priority 2 Develop a network of paths and cycle tracks

Priority 3 Improve play, sports and Skateboard facilities

Priority 4 Town and Village enhancement in Bo’ness & Blackness

Priority 5 Maintain the Green Belt


Theme 3 Heritage & Culture


Priority 1 Kinneil House and Museum

Priority 2 Interpretation and promotion of the Industrial Heritage

Priority 3 Continued support for the areas living culture, groups and events



Theme 4 Access to Transport & Services.


Priority 1 Retain, expand and integrate train and bus services

Priority 2 Develop and sustain existing support services for the vulnerable in the Community



Theme 5: Economy & Tourism


Priority 1 Branding and Promoting

Priority 2 Continued Town and Harbour regeneration

Priority 3 Support existing businesses and initiatives

Priority 4 Development of more facilities and amenities in Blackness



Read this comprehensive update on the Coalfields Project activities.