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'he Garden City Movement provided a radical new model for the design and layout of housing at the turn of the nineteenth century and set standards for the twentieth century which were of international significance. The vision of the movement's founder Ebenezer Howard drew on many strands of political and utopian thought and initially aimed at addressing the problems of an increasingly urban and dysfunctional society along 'the peaceful path to real reform'. It took only five years from 1898 to 1903 for the idea to take root in the open fields of North Hertfordshire when Earl Grey proclaimed the Letchworth Garden City Estate open. Letchworth was followed by Hampstead Garden Suburb Welwyn Garden City and numerous smaller developments and Garden City ideas informed both inter-war housing policy and New Town planning after the Second World War. Present-day issues such as sustainable development and eco-settlements have their roots in the Garden City.Written by the leading authority in the field this book tells the story of a major development in England's urban and planning history and provides a timely popular survey of the achievements of the Garden City Movement and the challenge of change. This will not only appeal to planners and conservation professionals but also residents of the garden cities.Publication Date:December 2010Paperback 124pp 100 illustrations

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Guidebook: Whitby Abbey

"High on their windswept headland the imposing ruins of Whitby Abbey dominate the busy harbour town below. Originally founded in the seventh century and ruled by the renowned Abbess Hild the first monastery here..."


 
 

Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

"Dover Castle's location commanding the shortest sea crossing between England and the Continent has given it immense strategic importance. The chalk of Castle Hill has been shaped and reshaped over the centuries..."


 
 

Work

"The working day for the majority of us in 21st century England usually involves long hours spent in front of a computer screen or working in service industries. The photographs in this book evoke a time when work..."


 
 

Stonehenge and Avebury Map

"Stonehenge and Avebury. Exploring the World Heritage Site. Map 1:10 000 Scale.Ideal for walkers and anyone wishing to explore the fascinating landscape of Stonehenge and AveburyA UNESCO World Heritage Site - internationally..."


 
 

The English Seaside

"There is a powerful sense of place at the seaside. You know what to expect. Fishing villages usually have a pier boats lobster pots and masses of seagulls while resort towns have esplanades piers grand hotels and..."


 
 

The Wessex Hillforts Project

"The earthwork forts that crown many hills in Southern England are among the largest and most dramatic of the prehistoric features that still survive in our modern rural landscape. The Wessex Hillforts Survey collected..."


 
 

The Story of Stonehenge: Activity Guide

"This children's activity guide to the story of Stonehenge takes children and their families on a tour round the site shedding light on this fascinating and mysterious monument. The lively and informative text..."


 
 

Images of Change (Paperback)

"Motorways airports tower blocks power stations windfarms; TV and the internet easy travel and shrinking distances; business parks starter homes and vast shopping and leisure complexes. All of these helped define..."


 
 

Guidebook: Stonehenge. Russian

"Today visitors experience Stonehenge as a wonder of ancient achievement and an enduring symbol of mystery. But Stonehenge was built as a temple - a place of ceremony of burial and of celebration. The first Stonehenge..."


 
 

York Minster

"York Minster is one of England's greatest Gothic Buildings and the repository for the largest single collection of medieval stained glass in Britain most of which remains in situ. This cathedral of the northern..."


 
 

Radiocarbon Dates: 1988 - 1993

"This volume holds a datelist of 882 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 1988 and 1993 on behalf of the Ancient Monuments Laboratory of English Heritage. It contains supporting information about the samples..."


 
 

Margates Seaside Heritage

"The seaside holiday and the seaside resort are two of England's greatest exports to the world. Since the early 18th century when some of the wealthiest people first sought improved health by bathing in saltwater..."


 
 

Danson House: The Anatomy of a Georgian Villa

"Danson House (1762 - 66) in Bexley Heath is one of the finest surviving villas by the architect Robert Taylor (1714 - 88). Restrained compact and ingeniously planned it was built for the City merchant John Boyd..."


 
 

Guidebook: Thornton Abbey

"Founded by the powerful magnate William le Gros in 1139 Thornton Abbey became one of the richest Augustinian monasteries in England. Its splendid 14th century gatehouse reflects its enormous wealth and stands as..."


 
 

An Archaeological Map of Hadrians Wall

"Hadrian's Wall is a towering achievement of military engineering and a monument to the power of one of the greatest empires in world history. Stretching across the spine of England from the North-East coast..."





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