In June, we were very pleased to welcome Martin Newman, information and data analysis manager at Historic England who was talking about the process of listing buildings to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Town & Country Planning Act.
Groundwell Ridge is the most recent site in Swindon to be scheduled.
World Heritage Sites in the UK, listed by UNESCO, there were 20 before Liverpool lost theirs recently.
Heritage at Risk, there are 12 entries for Swindon, the Mechanics Institute being one. The Corn Exchange isn't on the register as it is Grade ll and the register only extends to Grade ll* buildings outside London.
Conservation Areas were instituted in 1967, Old Town became a Conservation Area in 1969.