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