As a new charity the David Parr House relies on donations and gifts to safeguard the house and establish long-term financial stability.

Thanks to a new matching endowment grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, which matches £ for £ donations, the value of any donation is doubled. We are aiming to build a £1m endowment by 2021 to ensure that as many people as possible can engage with the David Parr House both now and for future generations.

The David Parr House Endowment Fund provides a way to show your support.  If you giftaid your donation its value is further increased at no additional cost to you. The HLF matching grant means that every £10 donated with gift-aid, becomes a £25 investment in the David Parr House Endowment fund; every £100 becomes £250, every £1000 becomes …….

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Thank you

Since 2014 we have raised £1.9m to purchase and conserve no.186 and to purchase neighbouring premises for a visitor and education centre. We are seeking support to help us to open the house to the public for tours, install disabled access, offer arts and crafts workshops, as well as an annual programme of exhibitions and events.

Individuals can make donations to the house by:
Online: Please donate using JustGiving via the donate button above.
By post: Send a cheque payable to ‘David Parr House CIO’, enclosing a  Gift Aid Form if applicable :-

Tamsin Wimhurst,

186 Gwydir Street,



By making a donation to the David Parr House CIO, businesses will be supporting an exciting new project with ambition and potential. A donation will help us achieve our aims and offer businesses an opportunity to become part of the project from the beginning. There are corporate tax benefits to making a donation and we would welcome the chance to discuss how we can incorporate your charitable objectives within our programme. For more information please e-mail Tamsin Wimhurst at