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Conservation Bulletin 56

Front cover for Conservation Bulletin 56

Modern Times

For many younger people, the buildings and landscapes of the late 20th century are already heritage. So where does the historic environment begin and end?


  • Editorial p2
  • Images of Change p3
  • Change and creation p3
  • The post-industrial sublime p5
  • Social Landscapes p7
  • Post-war suburbs p7
  • New townscapes p9
  • The car: agent of transformation p11
  • People we knew p13
  • The M1 p13
  • Opinion p14
  • Profitable Landscapes p15
  • Prairies and sheds? p15
  • Cars and chips p17
  • The ‘Sunrise Strip’ p20
  • Broadmead: art and heritage p21
  • Opinion p22
  • Political Landscapes p23
  • Recreating London p23
  • Artists and airmen p25
  • Hidden heritage p27
  • Architecture for the Welfare State p28
  • England’s atomic age p31
  • Opinion p32
  • Leisure and Pleasure p33
  • Taking a break p33
  • Popular music p35
  • Where the action was p36
  • The late 20th-century seabed p37
  • Making memoryscapes p38
  • Opinion p38
  • ‘It’s Turned Out Nice Again’ p39
  • Sex and shopping p41
  • News p41
  • The National Monuments Record p44
  • Legal Developments p46
  • New Publications p47

Additional Information

  • Series: Conservation Bulletin
  • Publication Status: Completed


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