Understanding Industrial Assets - Conservation & Management

A two day CPD course aiming at developing attendees understanding of industrial assets and their conservation and management.
18 & 19 September 2017
Quorn Room (4th Floor), Charles Wilson Building, University of Leicester
£225 / £275* (£95 for students)

What's it about?

This course will examine issues around the conservation and management of Industrial Heritage. It will provide an understanding of a selection of industrial (and post-industrial) buildings and sites, the assessment of their significance, their protection, and the management issues faced by these kinds of heritage assets.


Leicester Railway station
Leicester Railway Station

Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 September 2017


The University of Leicester - Charles Wilson Building - Quorn Room (4th Floor)

Who's it for?

The course is aimed at local authority historic environment staff, other curators, and consultants responsible for assessing the significance of industrial heritage and looking for solutions for sustainable long term management. It will also appeal to other professionals who are called on to advise on the significance and management of historic industrial areas. Managers and trustees of historic industrial sites will also find the course of interest. By the end of the course delegates through presented case studies will have gained a greater understanding of the range of industrial (and post-industrial) buildings and sites, and the management issues faced by these kinds of heritage assets.

Course Documents

Below you can find links to the course objectives, intended learning outcomes, for the 2016 edition of the course. The 2017 provisional timetable is available below. As you will see, the course is intended to be broadly in its aim, with the subject matter to be adapted to reflect new thinking, policy and procedure as it changes in the course of the coming year.


*We are delighted to be able to offer the first 8 places on the course at our Early Bird Discount price of £275 including an evening meal with the group and bed & breakfast accommodation at our College Court Conference Centre on the night of the 18 September. Once the first 8 places have been sold the price will revert to the standard price of £375.

If you wish to book places without the accommodation or evening meal these are available for £225.

  • You can book place online using your debit or credit at our Shop@le page.
  • To book a place on the course and pay us via and invoice please visit our How to Pay page or email heritagepractice@le.ac.uk.

We have a limited number of places available for registered students at the special price of only £95 (including lunches, refreshments and course materials, not including accommodation and evening meal). For further information and to book email heritagepractice@le.ac.uk

Further Information

For further information please call Pete on 0116 223 1987 or email us at heritagepractice@le.ac.uk.

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