Conservation Bulletin 62

Conservation Areas

For 40 years conservation areas have helped to preserve the special character of places - not only at the heart of our historic cities and market towns but in their suburbs and surrounding villages.


  • Editorial p2
  • Conservation areas at 40 p3
  • Conservation areas: early history p3
  • Truth, falsity and tradition p5
  • Celebrating special areas p8
  • Conservation areas and the future p10
  • Understanding shared places p13
  • Conservation areas in China p13
  • Approaches to assessing areas p15
  • Identifying and understanding local heritage p17
  • Protecting landscapes through conservation areas p19
  • The economic value of conservation areas p21
  • Sustaining local value p24
  • Conservation area appraisals p24
  • Conservation areas survey p26
  • Heritage waterways p28
  • Rural conservation areas p30
  • Streets for All p32
  • Hampstead garden suburb p35
  • Catalysts for the future p37
  • A creative future for seaside resorts p37
  • Bringing redundant government sites back to life p39
  • The revitilisation of Marylebone High Street p41
  • Changing places p43
  • The Regent Quarter, King's Cross p45
  • Living sustainably in conservation areas p48
  • News p50
  • The National Monuments Record p52
  • Legal developments p54
  • New publications p55

Additional Information

  • Series: Conservation Bulletin
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51555
  • ISSN: 753-8674


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