Civic Day lunchtime walk 16 June

To celebrate 50 years of conservation areas…..

Bath’s conservation area was first designated in 1968, following the introduction of the Civic Amenities Act in 1967 which made provision for conservation areas. It was one of the first six to be designated in the country. Bath today has one city wide conservation area which covers 1486 hectares and is home to about 50,000 people. The conservation area includes the city’s unique and much celebrated heritage, but it also encompasses less well known areas which have a range of different characteristics. As part of an ongoing project Bath Preservation Trust is calling on the

Civic Day is a national celebration of civic pride promoted by Civic Voice. It is a day when communities across the country can say “we care about where we live”.

As part of this year’s Civic Day celebrations we would like to invite anyone interested to come to a guided walk around Lower Lansdown and Camden on Friday the 16th June.  The walking tour led by Building Historian Kay Ross and Conservation Officer Joanna Robinson will describe how this part of the city wide conservation area has developed over time and identify and invite discussion about the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within this area.  Feedback will be used to help inform the developing conservation area character assessment for the conservation area. More information on the character assessment project is available here:

The walking tour will start outside No1 Royal Crescent at 12.30pm please contact Joanna Robinson at to register your place.






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