FORT AMHERST HERITAGE TRUST
Fort Amherst’s restoration is due to the dedication of its Trust members and volunteers.
We are actively seeking trustees with a variety of skills to help us with this important
work. We welcome you to enquire to find out more.
The Trust Objectives:
“Acquiring, restoring, maintaining, safeguarding and preserving the
historical fortifications known as Fort Amherst and the Lines in the
City of Rochester-Upon Medway and the Borough of Gillingham in
the county of Kent, and making the same available for research and
for the educational and recreational viewing and use by the public.”
About Fort Amherst Heritage Trust:
Fort Amherst Heritage Trust owns the freehold of almost the entire site, which is a scheduled
ancient monument, designated in 1959 (1003364 - known as Brompton Lines).
Fort Amherst Heritage Trust depends on volunteers to maintain and operate the Fort.
The Trust has developed a culture of social responsibility and integration with the local
Fort Amherst Heritage Trust was formed in 1998 as a charitable company limited by Guarantee
(charity number 1102399, company number 4362306). It succeeded the Fort Amherst & Lines
Trust, and in 2010 merged with Medway Historical Ordnance, a separate Charity established to
preserve and maintain the Fort’s nationally important collection of historical ordnance.