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  • Defending Scilly

    Details the unique military fortifications on the Scilly Isles, which because of their strategic location and remoteness retain a rich military heritage. Also serves to illustrate the value and vulnerability of the whole country's coastal heritage.

    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

  • English Garden Cities: An introduction

    Written by the leading authority in the field, this book tells the story of a major development in England's urban and planning history and provides a timely popular survey of the achievements of the Garden City Movement and the challenge of change.

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bridport and West Bay: The buildings of the flax and hemp industry

    Bridport is the home of an ancient industry, the manufacture of goods from flax and hemp. The local townscapes of this industry are of great historic significance and provide the building blocks for the regeneration of its historic industrial areas.

    Series: Informed Conservation

  • Built to Last? The buildings of the Northamptonshire boot and shoe industry

    This book documents the extraordinary character of what survives of the boot and shoe industry in Northamptonshire. Because many of the historic buildings related to the industry are robust and versatile, it examines how they can be put to new use.

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Coventry: The making of a modern city 1939-73

    Describes key buildings and explains their significance in Coventry's post-war history whilst looking at the wider context of post-war planning.

    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

  • Boston, Lincolnshire

    Discusses all the important historic and current factors affecting Boston’s development and its future.

    Series: Informed Conservation

  • Blackpool's Seaside Heritage

    This book celebrates Blackpool's rich heritage and examines how its colourful past is playing a key part in guaranteeing that it has a bright future.

    Series: Informed Conservation

  • Weymouth's Seaside Heritage

    Describes the colourful story of Weymouth’s seaside history and the buildings and open spaces that survive to illustrate this story. Also demonstrates how the historic environment can play an important part in the future development of the town.

    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

  • 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

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