Last edited 15 Jul 2017

About Conservation Wiki

Scotland's homes

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Garden city influences on the development of Scottish working class housing.


The Secret Life of the Georgian Garden

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A fascinating book explores why grand Georgian gardens contained so many buildings.


Listing considerations

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'Fitness for purpose' blurs the divide between what is significant and broader economic and social factors.


The Historic Environment (Wales) Act

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Providing a robust structure for protecting and managing the historic environment.


Restoring Clitheroe Pinnacle

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One of the pinnacles of the Palace of Westminster was moved to Lancashire in the 1930s. By 2013 the stonework was falling apart.


Protecting open space

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Conservation area designation can be crucial, but treatment of individual parks varies considerably.


How to make conservation areas work

At a time of an unprecedented shortage of resources, Historic England, local authorities and community organisations are exploring new ways of making conservation areas effective.


Capacity-building grants

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Characterisation workshops have helped empower communities, making them better able to appreciate and protect locally distinctive heritage.


Community engagement in conservation

Heritage professionals making the arguments arouses a suspicion that ‘they would say that, wouldn’t they?’. We need to think again about how and why we engage with the public.


Motoring from the air

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An English Heritage book about our motoring heritage as seen from above.


Multi-disciplinary conservation

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The case for using multidisciplinary consultancies on major infrastructure projects.


The Dublin Principles

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The conservation challenge facing Ireland's industrial heritage.


Infrastructure and heritage

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To mark the IHBC Annual School - how infrastructure relates to heritage-led regeneration and protection of the historic environment.


External wall insulation

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The risk of moisture in hard-to-treat buildings.