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The links to the organisations provided below are ordered by the following themes:

 Central & Local Government
 Statutory Bodies
 Amenity Societies  
 Other Organisations
 Regeneration Sites
 National Information Sites
 Cornish Information Sites
 Policy Documents

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Central and Local Government
 

Caradon District Council Caradon District Council
 
Carrick District Council Carrick District Council
 
Kerrier District Council Kerrier District Council
 
North Cornwall District Council North Cornwall District Council
Penwith District Council Penwith District Council
 
Restormel Borough Council Restormel Borough Council
Cornwall County Council Cornwall County Council
 
Cornwall Enterprise

Cornwall Enterprise: An Economic Development Service for Cornwall County Council securing the sustainable economic development of Cornwall through the creation of an ‘advanced economy’ which brings prosperity to all parts of the county.

 
Department of Culture Media and Sport Department of Culture Media and Sport
 
Government Office South West Government Office South West
 
South west of England regional development agency South west of England Regional Development Agency
 Camborne-Pool-Redruth Urban Regeneration Company Camborne-Pool-Redruth Urban Regeneration Company

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Statutory Bodies

 
English Heritage English Heritage: EH’s mission is to increase the understanding of the past, conserve and enhance the historic environment and to broaden access and appreciation of the heritage.
 
The Countryside Agency The Countryside Agency: The statutory body working for people and places in rural England. The Agencies aims are the conservation and enhancement of the countryside, promotion of social equity and economic opportunity for the people who live there and to help everyone wherever they live, to enjoy this national asset. Of particular relevance is the Market and Coastal Towns Scheme  and the Local Heritage Iniative. 
 
CABE CABE: Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment – improving people's lives through better buildings, spaces and places. Body established to promote high standards in the design of buildings and the spaces between them.
 

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Amenity Societies
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advice bodies consulted on any application for listed building consent in England and Wales involving demolition.

 
Ancient Monuments Society Ancient Monuments Society: The Ancient Monuments Society was founded in 1924 for the study and conservation of ancient monuments, historic buildings and fine old craftsmanship.
 
Council for British Archaeology (Britarch) Council for British Archaeology (Britarch): The CBA works to promote the study and safeguarding of Britain's historic environment.
 
The Twentieth Century Society The Twentieth Century Society: The Twentieth Century Society exists to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards.
 
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB): The Society is the largest and oldest national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage.
 
The Victorian Society The Victorian Society: The Victorian Society is the national society responsible for the study and protection of Victorian and Edwardian architecture and other arts.
The Georgian Group The Georgian Group: The Georgian Group campaigns against the neglect, maltreatment and destruction of Georgian buildings, parks and gardens in England and Wales. It also seeks to promote the enjoyment and understanding of the Georgian heritage by an active programme of education and publications.
 

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Other organisations

 
Civic Trust The Civic Trust: The Civic Trust is a charity that promotes progressive improvements in the quality of urban life for communities throughout the United Kingdom.
 
English Historic Town's Forum English Historic Towns Forum: EHTF Objective: to promote and reconcile prosperity and conservation in historic towns.
 
Images of England

Images of England: Web based resource providing access to listed building descriptions and images

Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) Institute of Historic Buildings Conservation (IHBC): IHBC is the professional institute which represents conservation professional in the public and private sectors in the UK. It exists to establish the highest standards of conservation practice to support the effective protection and enhancement of the historic environment
 
National Trust National Trust: The National Trust works to preserve and protect the coastline, countryside and buildings of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
The Architectural Heritage Fund

Revive to Regenerate
The Architectural Heritage Fund: Helping voluntary and community organisations to regenerate historic buildings. Notably the 'Revive to Regenerate' initiative 
 
Heritage Lottery Fund Heritage Lottery Fund: Grant giving body spending money generated by the national Lottery on the local, regional and national heritage of the United Kingdom.
 
SAVE Britain’s Heritage   SAVE Britain's Heritage: Pressure group campaigning for threatened historic buildings
 

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Regeneration sites

 
British Urban Regeneration Association British Urban Regeneration Association: Independent organisation promoting best practice in urban regeneration in the UK
 
Objective One Partnership for Cornwall & Scilly Objective One Partnership for Cornwall & Scilly
 
Resource for Urban Design Information Resource for Urban Design Information: Web based resource offering information about good practice in urban design
 

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National information sites

 
Common Ground - campaign for local distinctiveness Common Ground - campaign for local distinctiveness
 
Planning Online (The website of 'Planning' magazine) Planning Online
 
Somerset Extensive Urban Survey
 
www.buildingconservation.com
 

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Cornish information sites

Cornwall Industrial Settlements Initiative - historical assessments of Cornwall's industrial towns and villages
 
A Cornish Sourcebook: Cornovia.org  - variety of historical sources about Cornwall ranging from images, postcards, texts, maps and plans
Gazetteer of Cornish Markets & Fairs to 1516
 
Helston Conservation Society
Cornwall CAM - excellent collection of photographs of Cornwall
Cornish Interactive Media - Cornish Interactive Media researches, designs and produces Interactive CD-ROMS on Cornwall and its attractions including; Sanctuaries, Zoo's, Castles, Animals, Birds and all kinds of Wildlife to promote tourism in Cornwall.

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Policy documents

 
Urban White Paper
 
Urban Task Force report
 
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