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Project title The Bronze Ford
Applicant The Highland Council
Approved costs £81,000.00
Approved grant £35,000.00
  • Improved access for residents and visitors (physical and knowledge based) to cultural, natural and heritage assets
  • Improvements in the visitor experience

The Highland Council were awarded LEADER funding towards the cost of commissioning a bronze Ford Model-T sculpture in Fort William. The sculpture is in homage to Henry Alexander, an Edinburgh Ford car dealer who in 1911, managed to ascend Ben Nevis in a standard Model T Ford car. It is hoped that the artwork will act as a further draw for visitors to the area and increase footfall in the centre of Fort William.

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