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?

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