10 of England’s Best Post-War Pubs

More public houses were built in the years 1945-1985 than in any other period in English history, yet pubs of these years are now highly threatened.Read more

6 Fascinating listings in 2017

As well as providing legal protection for historic places, listing gives us the opportunity to celebrate little-known parts of history and shed light on amazing feats of architecture.Read more

7 Extraordinary Listed Post-War Housing Estates

Alexandra Road Estate was listed at Grade II* on 18th August 1993. It was the first post-war housing estate to receive protection by listing.Read more

5 Designers of the Festival of Britain

The 1951 Festival of Britain inspired a new generation of creative design. Here are 5 of the leading designers who worked on the festival.Read more

The Post-War Public Art of Peter Laszlo Peri

Peter Laszlo Peri lived a most extraordinary life and left an innovative body of work that captured the spirit of the post-war years.Read more

9 Reasons to Look Up in Yorkshire

You may think you know a place well, but if you take the opportunity to look up, you may be surprised at what you discover. To celebrate Yorkshire Day (1st August), Emma Sharpe, Assistant Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas, gives us her pick of 9 reasons to look up in Yorkshire. 1. Leeds’ Abandoned Skywalk Grade II listed Bank House in Leeds is an architecturally adventurous example of the Bank of England’s 1960s building program. It has an interestingRead more

10 Tips for Architectural Photography

We are often impressed by beautiful buildings but when we lift the camera (or our smartphone) to capture what it is that has impressed us, the result is often a little flat. James O. Davies gives his best tips toRead more

10 of England’s Best Post-War Buildings

The huge number of post-war buildings on the National Heritage List for England are wonderfully diverse. Leading expert Elain Harwood explores 10 buildings which she believes best represent the era.Read more

14 of the Finest Post-War Offices Designed by Leading Architects

Following an English Heritage project to assess commercial buildings from 1964 to 1984, the work of leading modern architects has been celebrated today with the listing of 14 of the finest post-war office buildings in England.Read more