Ragged School Museum wins £4.3m restoration grant

By Maev Kennedy

Heritage Lottery Fund will pay for repair work on historic building that provided free education to destitute children in the East End

A museum commemorating the canalside warehouses that once provided free education and entertainment for thousands of the poorest children in London has won a £4.3m grant for urgently needed restoration work.

Parts of the Ragged School Museum building in Limehouse – including badly leaking roofs – are in such a poor state that they are practically unusable.

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