The man from the ministry… he says yes

Natalie Gates heads up the new Historic Places Team in the East of England.  Here, she tells us about what inspired her to work on the new publication, Constructive Conservation: Sustainable Growth for Historic Places. Like many others working in English Heritage’s local Planning and Conservation teams, I love good modern architecture and I relish the opportunity to make a contribution towards improving a historic area or ensuring that a historic building continues to have a function in the modernRead more

Monuments and Moors – not just a pile of old stones…

Across the North York Moors there are hundreds of ancient monuments that stand as testament to our past. Despite their importance, some of these monuments are at risk, either through farming techniques, bracken growth or a steady stream of visitors to the National Park. Now a new scheme, run in conjunction with English Heritage and the North York Moors National Park, has been set up to help manage these risks so the monuments can survive alongside our modern lives. TheRead more