Heritage Online Debate
These are the pages where conservation and heritage experts debate the topics uppermost in their minds. Read on for a lively exchange of views for and by those interested in understanding, presenting and caring for England's rich and diverse historic environment.
Replacing our print publication Conservation Bulletin, which was published twice a year, our themed heritage debates are published online four times a year.
Number 2: The Northern Powerhouse
The Northern Powerhouse initiative was developed to address issues around economic growth and productivity in the North of England. It aims to rebalance the UK's economy away from the domination of London and the South East.
The Northern Powerhouse covers the North-East, North-West and Yorkshire. It's the birthplace of the industrial revolution which is evident in its rich heritage.
So how can heritage strengthen the delivery of the Northern Powerhouse objectives? In this edition of Heritage Online Debate we consider this and other questions. To start the debate we invited some prominent people to share their insights with us. We hope that you'll contribute to this debate too. Not only on the articles below, but also with your thoughts on how to progress this agenda within the heritage sector.
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By Duncan Wilson, Chief Executive, Historic England
By Andrew Percy MP, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse
By Pat Power and Joe Hynes, Harcourt Developments
By Stephen Miles, Partner, Cushman and Wakefield
By Andrew Lewis, Managing Director, Tees Valley Combined Authority
By Graham Bell, Director, North of England Civic Trust
By Shane Gould (Government Advice Team), Rosamund Worrall, Andrew Davison and Neil Redfern (Planning and Conservation Department), Historic England
By Charles Smith, National Planning and Conservation Department, Historic England
See what experts have been saying in recent issues of Heritage Online Debate. You can also find back issues of Conservation Bulletin here.