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PUBLIC SECTOR

Department of Communities and Local Government
Government policy information on planning issues (Transport now at Department for Transport)

Department of Culture, Media and Sport
Government policy information on heritage issues

Leeds City Council
Lots of information about Leeds and its Council - Planning, Conservation, History, Heritage Trails and lots more

Resource for Urban Design Information
Just what it says: articles, reports, reviews, and innumerable links to Urban Design sites. (Now a subscription service)


NATIONAL HERITAGE BODIES

English Heritage

The official site for heritage and conservation information

Save Britain's Heritage
The national conservation body with information on Buildings at Risk

Building Conservation
Articles, information and directories

Great Buildings
The gateway to architecture around the world. Massive database of images and information on buildings and ther architects.

The National Trust
The central website with links to individual National Trust properties.

The Pevsner Guides
Provides updates on events and work in progress of re-editing and extending the famous architectural guides founded by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner in 1951

Looking at Buildings
Inspired by the Pevsner Guides this site provides an authoritative and lively introduction to the buildings of England, with a page on Leeds

Cultural Heritage Net
A search engine about the conservation of cultural heritage, restoration and maintenance of the architecture, preservation of the urban landscape

Building for Life
A partnership between the House Builders Federation, CABE and the Civic Trust, aiming to encourage good quality housing design, with case studies.


CIVIC AND AMENITY SOCIETIES

Yorkshire and Humber Association of Civic Societies (YHACS)
The regional association of civic societies whose membership consists of local civic societies and civic trusts around the region.

Civic Voice
The national umbrella organisation for the country's civic societies.


PLANNING ORGANISATIONS AND GROUPS

Leeds Sustainable Development Group
A network of individuals who share a commitment to their city and want to work together to make it better. The group emerged following publication of the Leeds Civic Trust ''Leeds City Centre Transformed'' report