Conservation is now a major part of planners', surveyors' and architects' work load. This review of recent conservation schemes carried out by the County Councils in England and Wales will provide a unique and indispensable reference book for professionals in the construction industry embarking on 'heritage' work. Using detailed and highly-illustrated case studies, the book documents over 100 schemes from industrial archaeology to historic parks.
Table of Contents
Foreword - Peter Brooke. Introduction. Archaeology. Industrial archaeology. Historic buildings. Enhancement and town schemes. Building preservation trusts. Historic parks and gardens. Publicity and promotion. Appendices: chief planning officers; useful addresses. Bibliography. Index.
"Caring for Our Built Heritage, Conservation in practice, is a must for all those involved at the practical end of the 'heritage' industry...an extremely useful and well produced book." - BURA News
"This is a highly attractive and very informative book. It picks up a considerable amount of information, gleaned from experience gained in the schemes it describes. It must provide a good source of reference for any owner, society or local authority and is well worth purchasing for the information it contains" - Conservation Bulletin, RICS