February 6, 2019 0 By Barry

Illustration of the opening of the Drill Hall in 1928 plus places Troops were posted to.

Dalton’ Dad’s Army – Home Guard Protecting Dalton from Hitler’ ‘Who do you think you are kidding’

Territorial Army (TA) and Army Cadets Training Centre. also used as Nelson Street Girls School Assembly Hall and Gymnasium.

Timeline changes from an MOD building to one being owned by the two county councils. Lancashire before 1974, then taken over by Cumbria County Council until 2012

From County owned building to a community asset managed and transferred to the ownership of the local community. Start of the Refurbishment

Present day activities. 40 plus groups over 4,000 people a month. Amazing transformation