Saltford Brass Mill: watercourse survey and Penstock Gate repair

In the summer of 2018, Bath & North East Somerset council (B&NES) provided funding to dewater the upstream watercourses of Saltford Brass Mill (member of the Industrial Heritage Network South West) to enable inspection of the normally flooded structures and repair a penstock gate which had been deteriorating over a number of years.  This was an…

Open Day at the Flaxmill Maltings!

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings is holding an open day on Friday the 22nd February between 10am and 4pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to see this stunning building as it is being renovated and brought back to life. Click here for more information about the day.

STEM Conference – your thoughts needed!

Do you deliver STEM/STEAM activities?  The Union Chain Bridge project is proposing to hold an Industrial Heritage-themed STEM Conference and want to hear your views! One of the members of the Industrial Heritage Network North East (IHNNE) – the Union Chain Bridge – is reaching out to the wider industrial heritage sector to collate views on a new,…

AIA launches new Research Grant!

The Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) exists to promote the study, preservation and presentation of Britain’s industrial archaeology and heritage. Now, to underpin the study aim of the Association, they have launched a new research grant scheme which will: Encourage individual researchers to study industrial archaeology subjects Encourage the development of industrial archaeology skills within…

ABTEM seminar at the London Museum of Water & Steam

Join us on the 21st November for the ABTEM seminar on: Operating and Conserving Historic Industrial and Transport Collections at the London Museum of Water & Steam Following on from two successful and sold out seminars launching ABTEM’s ‘Guidelines for the Care of Larger & Working Historic Objects’ this event provides an opportunity to hear…

AIA Creative Re-use Seminar – book now!

Book your place now for the AIA Creative Re-use Seminar on October 12th! October is the month of ‘Adaptive Re-use’ in the year of European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. To celebrate, the AIA is hosting a seminar on creative and adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in the UK at the University of Salford. The…

Guidelines for the Industrial Heritage Networks (IHNs) are here!

The Guidelines for the Industrial Heritage Networks (IHNs) are now available for download here The Guidelines outline the purpose of the new Industrial Heritage Networks by explaining what the IHNs are, why and where they are being created, how they are going to operate and how you, your site or organisation can join them. The…