It was fantastic to meet so many enthusiastic attendees at our heritage regeneration workshop at The Galleries of Justice in Nottingham. Below are the presentations and a selection of pictures from the day. Have you got any questions about community-led regeneration? Don’t forget to ask our community!


Welcome and introduction: About PRT / BRICK

Our programme director, Biljana Savic, explains how The Prince’s Regeneration Trust and more specifically, the BRICK education programme, can help those hope to save their local built heritage.

The role of local councils in supporting heritage regeneration projects

Nigel Turpin from Nottingham City Council discusses Nottingham Castle and other projects that the council has been involved with, as well as how they can support local community groups working on heritage projects.

Creative visioning and options

Richard Woods, a partner from Purcell Architects explains how creative visioning and development through collaborative processes ensures that heritage buildings find a purpose that suits the building and the community.

Case Study: The Galleries of Justice: Interpretation and orientation

Bev Baker, Senior Curator & Archivist at The Galleries of Justice, talks about how the museum have improved visitor experience, and what their plans are for the future.

Heritage Index and the link between heritage and place identity

Jonathan Schifferes, Associate Director, Public Services and Communities at The RSA explains how recent research can help those working in heritage.

Architectural Heritage Fund – financial and technical support available

Gavin Richards, Operations Manager, Architectural Heritage Fund, talks about how the fund have supported projects in 2014-2015 and what help they can offer to projects going forwards.

Working with the private sector

Thomas Newman from Business in the Community explains how big businesses support their local communities by sharing their knowledge and expertise.