Can I touch it? Yes, you can! Old coal mine shaft, winding engine and adaptive reuse

Can I touch it? Yes, you can! Not only that – you can start it up and try for yourself how it would have been to control the beautiful winding engine at Szyb Maciej (Maciej Shaft) near Zabrze in the Silesia region of Poland. Built at the start of the 20th century, Szyb Maciej was … Continue reading Can I touch it? Yes, you can! Old coal mine shaft, winding engine and adaptive reuse

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New IHSO

The new Industrial Heritage Support Officer, Joanna Turska, has now started her new role. If you have any queries, please get in touch with Joanna by email: joanna.turska@ironbridge.org.uk, or telephone on 01952 435 970. Industrial Heritage Support Officer aims to put you in touch with the contacts and information which will help sustain and develop … Continue reading New IHSO

Conference: BRICK 2018 Learning for the Future, London, 21 & 22 February 2018

The Prince's Regeneration Trust's HLF-funded BRICK programme will be coming to an end next Spring, and they are wrapping up four successful years with a final conference in London. The theme will be Evaluation – a key element of any and all heritage projects, but something that is not always understood or appreciated. The Heritage Lottery Fund, … Continue reading Conference: BRICK 2018 Learning for the Future, London, 21 & 22 February 2018

Training: BRICK Workshop 34, Manchester, 29 November 2017

The Prince's Regeneration Trust's BRICK Workshop 34, which is being run in partnership with Historic England, will focus on mil restoration. The workshop will include successful case studies and presentations from experts within the sector, whilst also addressing project funding and much more!  The event will be held at Bridge 5 Mill in Manchester, which was refurbished using reclaimed … Continue reading Training: BRICK Workshop 34, Manchester, 29 November 2017

Training: Property Management for Non-Property Managers, 21 November, Cardiff

This free workshop event is being held by the Ethical Property Foundation and is designed to be a jargon free, accessible introduction and overview of the basics of managing a building. Topics covered: Saving money on your premises costs Planning maintenance effectively Building management processes Compliance Legal issues Risk assessment Greening your workplace Managing tenants … Continue reading Training: Property Management for Non-Property Managers, 21 November, Cardiff

Training: Understanding and Maintaining Historic Industrial Buildings, 17 November, Wheal Martyn, Cornwall

The next Cornwall Industrial Heritage Subject Specialist Network event will be a training day focussing on understanding and maintaining historic industrial buildings . This free event will be run by Shane Kelleher, the Industrial Heritage Support Officer and will also include a case study looking at the Wheal Martyn Clay Works! Project by Julia Orchard, … Continue reading Training: Understanding and Maintaining Historic Industrial Buildings, 17 November, Wheal Martyn, Cornwall

Awards: Historic England Angel Awards Shortlist Announced

The 12 finalists for this year's Historic England Angel Awards have been revealed. These annual awards are supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and celebrate heritage heroes who have made a lasting difference to historic buildings and places. This year's nominees include a number of industrial heritage and related sites across the various categories, such as Corbridge … Continue reading Awards: Historic England Angel Awards Shortlist Announced