Conservation Areas: 50 years on, are they still fit for purpose?

Conservation areas were established 50 years ago this year, through the introduction of the Civic Amenities Act in 1967. In many respects the Act was a response to the post war planning decisions that communities felt were made in disregard to the historic character of places. In contrast to some areas of the continent, post … More Conservation Areas: 50 years on, are they still fit for purpose?

Conservation Areas: 50 years on – a Bristol perspective

Fri 27 October 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of conservation areas, a concept introduced by the Civic Amenities Act in 1967. In many respects the Act was a response to the public’s concerns that post war planning was destroying the country’s most historic places and eroding the special character of places. The … More Conservation Areas: 50 years on – a Bristol perspective

Latest news from Heritage2020: Working Group Action Plans

Using the responses from the 2016 Consultation, each Working Group has determined their actions for the coming year. These are available as the Working Group Action Plan, which demonstrates how the intended actions meet the aims of each group as laid out in the Heritage 2020 Framework. The Action Plans are also available on the … More Latest news from Heritage2020: Working Group Action Plans

The latest news from Heritage 2020 consultation

The Heritage 2020 consultation that took place at the end of 2016 saw valuable contributions from a range of organisations and individuals focused around five themes; Capacity Building, Constructive Conservation and Sustainable Management, Discovery Identification and Understanding, Helping Things to Happen, and Public Engagement. A detailed summary, including how the working groups will take forward suggestions made … More The latest news from Heritage 2020 consultation