A project for Swansea's National Waterfront Museum by Wilkinson Eyre Architects has won £10.7 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund, its biggest grant for a scheme in Wales to date. Work on the £31 million,6,400m 2design is due to start next year, for an opening in 2005. The round of HLF grants unveiled last week totalled £87 million for 22 projects and included £3.3 million for RIBA and V&A plans for a joint archive in the museum.
Gareth Hoskins Architects and Wright & Wright are designing exhibition and manuscript spaces. A £12 million museum in Lincoln by Panter Hudspith also won £5 million in funding.