Improving towns & villages

Wellington Monument, Aldershot

Wellington Memorial at duskThe Wellington Memorial in Aldershot  

Wellington Monument is an important local landmark, and Scheduled Ancient Monument, located at the western edge of Aldershot military town. A joint project with a number of partners was set up to look at restoration of the statue and its setting, and an historic landscape conservation study was commissioned.

Following major repairs to the monument, carried out by the Ministry of Defence with the assistance of English Heritage, the statue has been floodlit.

Completion/status Completed in 2005

Project team & partners

This scheme included working with Rushmoor Borough Council, Hampshire Museums Trust, English Heritage, Ministry of Defence and Colvin and Moggridge (Consultant).