Westminster publishes heritage retrofit guides

Last month HB Digest reported that English Heritage was looking for heritage buildings in Soho as low carbon retrofit case studies. This area of London’s West End is packed with historic buildings, including Georgian terraces, which contribute to Westminster’s carbon footprint, one of the highest in the country. So if the footprint can be reduced…

EH launches Guide to Heritage Protection

English Heritage’s online compendium, aimed at owners, developers and local authorities, summarises all the law, policy and guidance that exist to protect England’s historic areas, sites, buildings and monuments. It includes information on everything from designation of conservation areas and complying with building regs, to grants for owners and forthcoming changes to planning law. It…