October 12th 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.
10.00-10.15 Welcome & Introduction: Dr Michael Nevell, AIA Chairman, AIA and Promoting Industrial Building Re-Use
10.15-10.45 Alistair Gill, Clementhorpe Maltings
10.45-11.15 Martin Hulse, Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust, Refurbishing St Hilda’s Pithead,
11.15-11.45 Birmingham Conservation Trust, Coffin Works Museum, Birmingham – engaging with the community and social media
11.45-12.15 Charles Smith, HE, Historic England’s Industrial Heritage Strategy
12.30-13.30 Lunch & Tour of the Old Fire Station, University of Salford
13.30-14.00 Nadia Ferrer – Neighbours’ management of industrial heritage buildings. The case of Can Batlló, Catalonia
14.00-14.15 John Jones, AIA, small scale re-use.
14.45-15.50 Round table discussion – how do we capture best practice?
15.50-16.00 Closing remarks Dr Michael Nevell
A buffet lunch and light refreshments are included in the ticket price.
For further information click on the above Eventbrite link and scroll down to the “Contact” button
Getting to the venue
The event is in the Peel Building at the University of Salford, originally the home of the Salford Royal Technical Institute. Car parking on the campus is limited and will incur a charge, however there are good public transport links. Salford Crescent station is located on the campus, and is only 10 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly. There are also regular buses from Manchester City Centre. There is more information on the university website, or check the Transport for Greater Manchester journey planner.