Project Sponsors and Research


The project could not have been undertaken without a considerable amount of effort from a range of volunteers and professionals for whom we are greatly thankful.

The project research material was coordinated by a team of volunteers covering

  • World War Two
  • Literary personalities
  • Regency and Crime, Punishment and Scandals
  • Trade and Industry (including shops)
  • West Street and Westgate
  • Pubs and Brewing
  • Modern Chichester


The Chichester Heritage Trails project was a partnership supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund with grant of £53,000.

The partners were:

The Chichester Societychichester_society


Chichester City Councillogo-traced WEB

Chichester BIDChiBID-logo-NEW-cmyk


Chichester Walls TrustChichester_Walls_Trust

West Sussex Records Office

West Sussex Library ServiceWSCC_logo

Bishop Luffa SchoolBishop-Luffa-logo

University of Chichesteruniversity_of_chichester_logo

Chichester Local History Societychi_local_history_society_logo


The project was managed by:

HistoryPeopleUKHistory People UK develop and deliver large scale community projects that bring to life the heritage and history on your doorstep.

History People UK was established in 2008 and works in partnership with lead organisations, no matter how big or small, on HLF funded projects that run for up to tw