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  • Manchester's Northern Quarter

    Raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic buildings which make up the Northern Quarter’s distinctive townscape in Manchester. Shows how the area has evolved to become a culturally distinctive part of the city.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Manchester: The warehouse legacy - An introduction and guide

    An examination of Manchester’s textile warehouses. These warehouses provide the distinctive element of Manchester’s streetscape. The book examines their development, use and adaptation and places them in a social and historical context.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Manningham: Character and diversity in a Bradford suburb

    Tells the story of Manningham's development and raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic landscape and buildings which constitute Manningham.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Margate's Seaside Heritage

    Examines Margate’s seaside heritage and looks at its development as a destination for holiday-makers. By examining Margate’s historic identity the book proposes that Margate will be able to successfully renew itself to face future challenges.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Newcastle's Grainger Town: An urban renaissance

    Describes the evolution of Grainger Town in Newcastle and explains how recent planning initiatives have celebrated and exploited a unique urban landscape and injected new life into it.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • One Great Workshop: The buildings of the Sheffield metal trades

    Summarises the history of Sheffield’s metal trades, describes the processes involved and illustrates the special environment produced by the buildings of the industry. Examines the challenges of finding ways to keep these buildings economically viable.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Ordinary Landscapes, Special Places: Anfield, Breckfield and the growth of Liverpool's suburbs

    Explores the development of one area of Liverpool’s suburbs, examining the forces that shaped it and explaining the patterns that we see in the landscape today.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Places of Health and Amusement: Liverpool's historic parks and gardens

    Explores the legacy of parks in Liverpool from 18th-century open spaces, through the creation of a ‘ribbon of parks’ in the 19th century and to the situation today. Looks at their use and development and how they need to adapt to the 21st century.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Plymouth: Vision of a modern city

    Plymouth is the foremost English example of post-war reconstruction, designed by the influential urban planner of the day, Sir Patrick Abercrombie. This book explains the circumstances which led to the development of Abercrombie's Plan, how it was implemented and discusses the conservation issues raised by present-day plans for renewal in Plymouth.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Religion and Place in Leeds

    Religious and cultural diversity within Leeds has led to the building of many fine places of worship. This book traces the architectural response to Leeds’ changing faith communities and looks at the history, uses and adaptation of religious buildings.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Religion and Place: Liverpool's historic places of worship

    Examines the growth and decline of historic places of worship in Liverpool of all denominations and looks at the challenges facing them as they cope with falling congregations and expensive restoration projects.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Storehouses of Empire: Liverpool's historic warehouses

    Liverpool’s development was influenced by its ability to serve a growing national and international trading network; warehouses represent the essential function of the city and this book examines their history, development and current use.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Stourport-on-Severn: Pioneer town of the canal age

    Stourport’s canal infrastructure has been a defining element in its development. Stourport’s regeneration depends partly on the protection and presentation of its historic environment and this book celebrates the town’s unique qualities and character.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • The Hat Industry of Luton and its Buildings

    This book is an introduction and guide to Luton's hatting industry and to the distinctive and varied character of its buildings.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • The Hoo Peninsula Landscape

    Focuses on how the Hoo Peninsula landscape is constantly changing and the factors that have influenced changes in the past.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England

    Provides an accessible overview and introduction, and is the first book to be published on this subject.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Alston Moor, Cumbria

    A synthesis of recent English Heritage research on the vernacular buildings of the parish of Alston Moor, Cumbria, considering the very special examples found there of the bastle.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Ancoats

    This book raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic mills, buildings and canals which constitue the Ancoats townscape in Manchester, and the forces and trends which have contributed to its appearance.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Behind the Veneer: South Shoreditch - The furniture trade and its buildings

    South Shoreditch’s greatest architectural legacy arises from the furniture trade. This book examines the architectural distinctiveness of the area and looks at the enormous developmental pressures it faces due to its proximity to the City.

    Series: Informed Conservation
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed: Three places, two nations, one town

    Presents the wealth of historic interest encapsulated in Berwick, Tweedmouth and Spittal, explaining how they came to assume such distinctive and varied forms, shaped as they are by a unique combination of historical and geographical circumstances.

    Series: Informed Conservation

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