Category Archives: concrete

Making Places

Noel Streatfeild is best known for her children’s book ‘Ballet Shoes’, but in 1960 she published ‘New Town’. This features the Bell family, the Reverend Alex, his wife Cathy and 4 children Paul, Jane, Ginnie and Angus. ‘New Town’ tells … Continue reading

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world monument watch list… interesting heritage

Not being one for lists but I do appreciate that they can help to raise awareness of heritage issues – the World Monument Fund have today announced those sites that made it through to the 2012 World Monument Watch List. … Continue reading

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park hill …

Park hill flats were listed in 1998, making them the largest listed building in Europe – but then what? Urban Splash got involved updated and renovating the structures – the first phase of the makeover is now complete. I’m interested … Continue reading

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