Visit the IHBC Stand at the 50th Anniversary of Cambridge Central Conservation Area


27 February 2019

The IHBC is delighted to host a stand as we help the council and local communities celebrate the 50th anniversary of Conservation Areas on Wednesday 27th February, at The Guildhall as Cambridge city centre looks back to its designation back in 1969.

Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Joint Director, Stephen Kelly invites you to please join us to look back over that time – and forward in the context of Cambridge’ growth, with the help of displays and presentations including:

  • The Cambridge Collection
  • Cambridge Past Present & Future
  • Local Architects
  • Local Artists

Hear about recent archaeological work in Cambridge from the County Archaeologist. Get Historic England’s perspective from the outgoing Regional Director and from Duncan Wilson, the Chief Executive. Take the opportunity to hear from Civic Voice, Executive Director – Ian Harvey and the Historic Towns & Villages Forum’s Chair – Steven Bee about the continuing importance of conservation areas.

1-5pm open to all – stalls/displays/talks and, 6pm by invitation – informal reception. Speakers, panel, drinks, buffet.

Large & Small Halls, The Guildhall, Market Hill, Cambridge CB2 3QJ

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