Historic Worcester road set to be given special status

Park-Avenue Park Avenue
A historic Worcester street, with many late 19th and early 20th Century houses, could be set to be formally designated as a Conservation Area.Worcester City Council's Planning Committee will be asked to give Park Avenue, in the Barbourne area to the north of the city centre, the special status when they meet on March 19.Conservation Area status is ...
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Three historic Worcester sites saved for future generations

The Granary in St Martin's Quarter, one of the buildings on the 2020 Worcester Heritage At Risk Register The Granary in St Martin's Quarter, one of the buildings on the 2020 Worcester Heritage At Risk Register
Three historic Worcester sites that were once at risk of being lost have been fully restored – and another six are in line for vital repairs.The annual Worcester Heritage At Risk Register records buildings, scheduled monuments or historic areas that have suffered from neglect, decay or unsympathetic work and which need restoration work. The latest ...
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Historic cricket pavilion set to be dismantled and moved

Cinderella pavilion Cinderella pavilion
 The historic pavilion at the original home of Worcestershire County Cricket Club is preparing to move to its new home.As part of work to bring the Cinderella sports ground back into use, the dismantling of the ornate 19th Century pavilion has now begun. It will be moved to Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings near Bromsgrove, the first open...
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History festival returns to Worcester

Love-Worcester-2019 Love Worcester Heritage Festival 2019
 This February, the annual Love Worcester festival returns to the historic city. A variety of heritage venues are taking part in the two-week heritage festival, showcasing Worcester's shared history, creativity, culture and innovation, from the prehistoric to the mid-20th Century.From live re-enactments, special exhibitions and chances to get ...
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