“Fears over latest fall in building-conservation officers” reported the AJ today.
“The number of historic buildings conservation officers employed by councils has dropped by 35 per cent over the past eight years, prompting fears the nation’s built heritage is being jeopardised.”
Stephen Anderson, Associate with Buttress was able to put a more positive slant on the story. Whilst recognising that conservation officers numbers were falling and that the pressure on those in post is greater; Stephen looked to the wider issues and dug a little deeper to evidence and support the role conservation officers play in today’s evolving heritage landscape.
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