Historic building

Rise in number of listed buildings occupied by businesses

06/12/2018

A growing number of businesses are basing themselves in historic buildings to convey a positive image, according to heritage experts.

Coastal communities awarded £1m to restore historic landmarks

26/11/2018

Over £1m of Government funding has been awarded to 25 projects to restore coastal landmarks and bring economic growth to seaside communities.

Council retendering Guildhall refurbishment after costs ‘spiral’

16/08/2018

York City Council is retendering the refurbishment of its historic Guildhall building due to concerns over spiralling costs.

Richard III’s resting place granted protection

21/12/2017

The site of the council car park that was the resting place of Richard III for over 600 years has been granted protection by the Government.

Eight new historic sites join Heritage Action Zone scheme

05/12/2017

The heritage minister has announced the latest historic places that are set to be revived — and the sites are mostly concentrated in the North and Midlands.

New management for Tudor house could save council £1m a year

15/08/2017

Liverpool City Council is looking for a partner to manage a country house and 500-acre park dating back to Tudor times.

Council saves historic pubs from supermarket take-over

17/08/2016

Wandsworth pubs are now the ‘best protected in the entire country’ thanks to the removal of permitted development rights from over a hundred of the borough’s bars and taverns.

Manchester’s historic town hall to be revamped

14/07/2016

A £330m plan to upgrade Manchester's historic town hall to make it safe and open up new commercial opportunities has been unveiled.

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