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English Heritage

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English Heritage will unveil this £35 million 'exhibition centre' for Stonehenge, by Denton Corker Marshall, this week after the scheme received about £50 million in funding.The 5000m 2'Gateway to Stonehenge' is a series of 'steel blades stabbed into the ground and will be the handmaid and not the master'of the site, EH chief executive Dr Simon Thurley told the AJ. The Heritage Lottery Fund gave £26 million, the government £10 million and English Heritage £12 million.The National Trust has also promised funds. A planning application for the single-storey building, 2.5 miles from Stonehenge, is due in three months. The scheme went to CABE this week. Work will include grassing over two main roads and building a tunnel.

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