Discover Planning and the Historic Environment

DAY SEMINAR on Saturday 15 May 2010

This one-day seminar will focus on building conservation legislation and the planning process in Hackney. The day will bring together a varied programme of talks and practical workshops, and will include an advice surgery and local area walk. Topics to be covered include: how the planning department in Hackney is structured, national planning policy and campaigns, local pressures, how special conservation planning controls have shaped development, the consultation process, building a case, how best to frame objections and comments, and how to research historic buildings.


Heloise Brown (The Victorian Society)
Will Palin (SAVE Britain’s Heritage)
Graham Loveland (London Borough of Hackney)
Michael Passmore (Institute of Historical Research)
Elizabeth Green (Hackney Archives)
Siân Modridge (Hackney Archives)
Dr Ann Robey (Heritage Consultant)
Ray Rogers (Planning Consultant)


£12.50 (inc. lunch, refreshments and booking fee)


Saturday 15 May 2010


10.30am to 5pm


Hackney Archives, 43 De Beauvoir Road, London N1 5SQ

To reserve a place contact

Lisa Rigg, 020 8806 4003 or


The Hackney Society and Hackney Archives

This day has been generously funded by Team Hackney, MLA London and Renaissance London, and supported by the Hackney Heritage and Built Environment Partnership.

This page was added on 02/03/2010.