Future heritage

Following on from the previous post, looking back to 1984, I want to look in the other direction. Heritage, in its most common use today, usually refers to something around the legal, social, and environmental (more…)

The future and the Futurist

And so the Futurist cinema is coming down.

It’s been on the cards for a few months, and now people are generally coming to the opinion that it was inevitable (for which read ‘the Council pretended it (more…)

UNESCO visit to Liverpool: the future vs the past?

UNESCO this week are visiting Liverpool to assess the threat to the World Heritage Site (WHS) posed by the Peel Waters plans. Surrounding the visit there has been a lot of debate on the role of the WHS (more…)

New lease of life for Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse?

The Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse could possibly be described as the poster child of Liverpool’s failure to protect its heritage. But perhaps its fortunes are about to change with a project in the works (more…)