From knocking most of Covent Garden to building castles in the sky over Soho, London would look very different today if it wasn’t for conservationists
Security experts warn that increasing interest has driven up price of medals on online auction sites
Francis Golding was one of the country's leading architectural, planning and conservation consultants, and had a big influence on the look of contemporary London. He died from injuries sustained in one of the cycling accidents that occurred in Central London on 5 November. Golding's major clients included Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Terry Farrell, Rick Mather, Rafael Viñoli, Jean Nouvel and Michael Hopkins. With Foster he worked on the "Gherkin"; with Nouvel on One New Change, also in the City of London; and with Rogers he consulted on the controversial Chelsea Barracks. He was cross about the Prince of Wales's intervention, though in the case of the Prince's Poundbury development in Dorset, he said, "I've seen the past and it works."
Golden treasures from prehistoric Britain’s Stonehenge era, most of which have never previously been on public display, are today being unveiled at a small provincial museum.
The skateboarding community, National Theatre, and English Heritage groups have come together to put a spanner in the works of a planned redevelopment of the area
Up to £100,000 will be spent sprucing up two toilets in the House of Lords, it has been revealed.
The neighbouring road is finally about to close
They were built as temporary post-war homes, yet many of Britain's prefabricated houses are still standing – and much loved, as the photographer Elisabeth Blanchet discovered.
English Heritage expressed its disappointment today after Communities Secretary Eric Pickles gave the go-ahead to a controversial skyscraper development on the banks of the Mersey fuelling fears that Liverpool’s historic waterfront will now be stripped of its World Heritage Status.
Discovery gives archaeologists an insight into the lives of people who lived on the rugged south western moorland 4,000 years ago
As budget cuts look set to bring an end to London’s Blue Plaques, Jerome Taylor laments the demise of a cultural landmark
Thousands of people have marked the summer solstice despite the celebration being one of the wettest in years.
Archaeologists in London have discovered the remains of an early playhouse used by William Shakespeare's company where Romeo and Juliet and Henry V were first performed.
Petrol stations are not known for fuelling aesthetic enlightenment (think more financial ruin, as we watch our money flow away in a blur of digits) but there was a time when filling up required a sophisticated setting.
Cancellation of music festival leaves owner struggling to pay for essential repair work