Across our museums, we are extremely grateful for the support we receive from our Corporate Partners

By becoming a corporate partner of either the Grosvenor Museum in Chester or the Lion Salt Works and Weaver Hall in Northwich, you can inspire your staff, clients, their families and friends.

As a corporate partner, you will be supporting your chosen museum to care for its collections, develop exhibitions, and share the region’s exciting culture and history with residents and visitors.

From £1,000 a year your business can show a real passion for social responsibility and enjoy a wide range of special benefits including brand exposure to over 80,000 visitors every year and more online.


Membership benefits include:

  • Discounts on room hire at the Grosvenor Museum or the Lion Salt Works and Weaver Hall.
  • VIP invitations to attend private views and exhibition openings.
  • Your company branding prominently displayed on a Thank You board in the museum's foyer, our What’s On brochures, online guides and the West Cheshire Museums' website.
  • Exclusive gallery tours and opportunities to work with our curatorial staff.
  • Nominate a school to receive a free experience day at the museum for a class of up to 35 pupils.
  • Display items at your business premises from our loan collection (please note conditions apply).

The above are examples of some of the benefits available to Bronze, Silver and Gold partners.

For more information about the corporate partnership scheme, please email Richard Hall or ring him on 07762 410629.


Interested in becoming a Corporate Partner?

Here's what some of our current partners think about the scheme:

Cheshire College - South & West

“Our partnership with the Grosvenor Museum has provided Cheshire College – South & West with a wide variety of opportunities, allowing us to support young people in different ways.  The College was first known in Chester as an Art School, so launching this partnership after bringing the art curriculum back home to our Chester Campus was an important step in us re-developing our links within the local area.  It has been great to see our learners seizing every opportunity, from developing artwork for exhibitions, to taking part in workshops.  I look forward to seeing what the next year brings.”

Helen Nellist, Deputy Principal and Deputy CEO

Gifford Lea Retirement Village

“Inspired Villages, Gifford Lea, is proud to be a corporate partner of the Grosvenor Museum to support the museum to care for its collections, develop exhibitions and share Chester’s exciting culture and history with residents and visitors.

The museum houses nationally important collections of artefacts and art works and celebrates Chester’s rich Roman heritage. We are pleased to support the Museum’s ongoing events and initiatives, which our own residents enjoy so much, and look forward to continuing to work together.”

Lisa Fearn, Community Liaison Manager


A big thank you to all our Corporate Partners for supporting West Cheshire Museums

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The Grosvenor Museum

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Gold Partners

Silver Partner

Bronze Partners

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The Lion Salt Works and Weaver Hall

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Bronze Partner

West Cheshire Museums is delighted to be involved with Prosper North

Prosper North is a business support programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and delivered by Creative United, which provided free one-to-one business advice and workshops to help 80 cultural heritage organisations in the north of England improve their enterprise, trading income, sustainability, social impacts and investment readiness.