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Captain Cook attraction for Whitby

A new visitor attraction, centred on the legend of Captain Cook, is to be built in Whitby, Yorkshire.

The Captain James Cook R.N. Charitable Trust has appointed visitor attraction design group, Continuum, to design and build the £1m attraction, which will be housed in an historic engine shed and entry will be through Whitby’ main railway station.

Alan Eyles, project manager for Continuum, said: “It’s a really interesting job to work on and will be a great way of officially celebrating Whitby’s maritime heritage.

“The joy for the company is to have a project so close to home; as we have worked on projects around the world – rather like Cook himself.”

Funding for the project was secured earlier this year and construction on the project is set to begin this month.

The attraction is scheduled to open to the public some time next year.

A new visitor attraction, centred on the legend of Captain Cook, is to be built in Whitby, Yorkshire. The Captain James Cook R.N. Charitable Trust has appointed visitor attraction design group, Continuum, to design and build the £1m attraction, which will be housed in an historic engine shed and entry will be through Whitby’ main railway station. Alan Eyles, project manager for Continuum, said: “It’s a really interesting job to
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