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 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