All photos and text © chilvers coton centre trust 2011 unless stated otherwise             Registered Charity No 1001665     Registered Company No 2305461

Our Mission

To collect and preserve artefacts, recordings and memories from past communities for the communities of the future, to make the Heritage Centre accessible to all and to preserve the building for future generations.

Heritage Centre in 2016

Heritage Centre in 1890

Welcome to our web site. We hope you will find the site interesting and that you will come and visit the centre when you are in Nuneaton.  It is best to phone if you want to visit outside of our normal times as the centre relies heavily on volunteer staffing.

The centre is always open all day Tuesday and Thursday mornings, every Saturday and a Family History advisor is also available at the centre on Tuesday afternoons, see events page for details.

Opening Times
Tuesday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 1.00pm

Books for Sale
Email The Heritage Centre now offers help and assistance for those tracing their Family History.  An expert will be on hand  Tuesday afternoons at the Centre to provide guidance for  those having problems progressing their family tree. A Good Eddication  A History of the Chilvers Coton Free School

The Heritage Centre relies solely on
grants and donations to keep going.  The trustees take no salaries, every penny donated goes to the upkeep of the centre.  If you would care to make a donation, please use the link below.
Every penny is gratefully received. Thank you.

Top of page The “Chain Gang” visit the Heritage Centre

The centre was proud to play host to the visiting Mayors’ of the Borough as well as representatives of 30th Signal Regiment and The Queen’s Gurkha Signals.

The story of Nuneaton’s own Larry Grayson

Mayors' Visit
£6.99  in stock

Were you at Manor Park in the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s? Do you know someone who was?
The perfect Christmas gift for them is now available at the Heritage Centre.
Written by Alan Merry in his inimical style the book takes the reader through the “golden” years of Manor Park Grammar School.

£11.99 (pp £2.00 if required)

in stock now