is another mechanism by which the council should and could protect our unique heritage, but in Birmingham the decisions to include buildings on the list appear arbitrary and enforcement is weak.
The Albany, in Earlsdon, was built 110 years ago and was recommended for local listing
as a "good surviving example" of an early 20th century pub.
A properly implemented local listing
strategy for your brand will:
At the time of its local listing
in May, B2Gold Namibia MD, Bill Lytle said the company chose to list on the Namibian Stock Exchange to gain access to the country's and South Africa's large savings pool for investment and to show its commitment to developing the local economy.
While local listing
does not offer the protection afforded to listed buildings, it will ensure locally important buildings, and their special qualities, are recognised in the planning system.
Can we expect Kirklees Council to start local listing
, open a buildings at risk register, take basic responsibility for the care of its own listed buildings and serve Section 115 repairs notices to itself?
"As a business owner in India, a local listing
on Google will now ensure much more than online visibility.
The assessment for local listing
cited the "way that the building emphasised the sweep of the road, while the wavy canopy is moulded from shell concrete and offsets the regularity of the overall design".
will not offer the protection afforded to listed buildings but it will ensure important buildings, and their special qualities, are recognised within the planning system.
English Heritage did, however, appear to back Solihull Metropolitan District Council's decision to grant the building local listing
. A statement issued by organisation describes Fowgay Hall as "a disparate group of buildings, including some salvaged or planted with 17th or 18th century timbers but very largely of a 19th or 20th century date and having little architectural distinction."
Fowgay Hall's local listing
will help protect the building when the decision on whether to give the development the go ahead is made by a Government inspector.
Fowgay's local listing
could help protect the building when the decision on whether to give the development the go-ahead is made by a Government inspector.