Eight of England’s Most Magnificent Libraries

Libraries are ingrained into the blueprints of cities worldwide. As well as their obvious educational importance, they play a substantial role culturally and historically. Read more

Hidden in Plain Sight: Evidence of the Second World War

On 3 September 1939 Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war on Nazi Germany.Read more

A Brief Introduction to Denys Lasdun

Denys Lasdun was born in 1914 and became one of Britain’s most important architects of Post-War era.Read more

Ten Tourism Treats

Summer is coming to an end, but while seaside holidays in Britain may soon be over, there are still lots of opportunities for holiday fun. Read more

The Destruction and Rebirth of Coventry Cathedral

In the 12 hours of the raids, 568 people were killed and over 4,000 homes destroyed. Read more

Conserving Yorkshire’s Castles

In honour of Yorkshire Day on 1 August, we take a tour of some of the castles we’ve been involved in conserving for future generations across this fine part of England.Read more

100 Years of Council Housing: Six Responses to the 1919 Addison Act

The 1919 Housing and Town Planning Act was signed into law on 31 July 1919Read more

A Brief Introduction to High Tech

The Sainsbury’s supermarket on Camden Road in London is now Listed at Grade II: it’s the first purpose-built supermarket to be added to the List.Read more

Eight Out of this World Examples of Space-Age Architecture

On 20th July 1969, the Apollo Lunar Module landed on the moon: it was the first crewed craft to land in spaceRead more