"The change to a bolder style of heritage may yet end in ruins"
Initiated in 1949 as the Ministry of Works to help protect historic structures, the English government converted the organization to a new entity called English Heritage in 1983. In 2015, English Heritage received an investment of £80 million, which some hoped would lead to bolder interventions at heritage properties, but stoking controversy among others.
By Kevin Rushby
January 27, 2017