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Vote for funding to save an architectural treasure

Howard Lake | 7 August 2003 | News

The BBC tonight gives viewers the chance to vote to save one of the nation’s threatened architectural treasures and raise funds via their ‘phone call.

Tonight Griff Rhys Jones introduces the first episode of ‘Restoration’, the BBC2 TV series that mixes heritage fundraising with Big Brother. “Your chance to make a mark on History”, claims the BBC.

Viewers can vote for their favourite building by calling 0901 077 77 77. Calls are charged at 30p with a minimum of 17.9p from every vote going towards the restoration of the winning building.


Why your supporters are wealthier than you think... Course by Catherine Miles. Background photo of two sides of a terraced street of houses.

The winning building gets the restoration funding, the others presumably get nothing. Telephone lines are open from 2am on Thursday 7 August to midnight on Saturday 9 August 2003.

‘Restoration’ is broadcast tonight at
from 21:00 to 22:00. The first programme visits the North West of England, visiting “the romantic ruin of Bank Hall, the art nouveau Victoria Baths and the bloody Brackenhill Tower.”