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?
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