Work on site started on Monday 21st July 2014. The modern accommodation phase
was completed in February 2016, with the refurbished historic building being
completed on the 26th February 2017. The project was made possible due to funding
from Copeland Community Fund, the Townscape Heritage Initiative, Britain’s Energy
Coast, Cumbria County Council, the Homes and Communities Agency, Cumbria Community
Foundation, Empty Homes funding, Francis C Scott Trust, Hadfield Trust,
Garfield Weston Foundation, Henry Smith Charity, Howgill Family Centre and Impact Housing.