List of industrial World Heritage Sites

Levant Mine, part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape, designated in 2006.

45 industrial heritage sites, centres and lanscapes have been designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 1978. 44 currently hold WHS designation as Dresden Elbe Valley, Germany, was delisted in 2009, having only achieved designation in 2004. Liverpool Mercantile Maritime City is currently on UNESCO’s danger list. I am in the process of revising… Continue reading List of industrial World Heritage Sites

Approaches to regenerating industrial heritage sites

Following on from my survey of industrial heritage education┬áthis article discusses different approaches to the regeneration of industrial heritage sites. By their very nature, industrial heritage sites are often also classed as ‘brownfield’ sites and therefore fairer game for redevelopment than areas of ‘greenfield’. This was well-illustrated in English Heritage’s Industrial Heritage at Risk report… Continue reading Approaches to regenerating industrial heritage sites