By Terry Marsh
By Terry Marsh
By Christopher Nicholson
By Paul Rabbitts
Opened in expanding numbers within the industrious 19th century, via the top of the 20 th century a lot of our parks had develop into unfortunately ignored. With the collaboration of enterprises together with retain Britain Tidy and the background Lottery Fund, an unlimited undertaking of regeneration was once initiated. at the present time they continue to be outdoors locations for everybody to take pleasure in, appearing as children’s play parts, activities grounds or even live performance venues.
Great British Parks explores a few of these amazing public areas, of curiosity to an individual who makes use of and appreciates them. It can pay tribute to the numerous park groups, neighborhood professionals, grant-giving our bodies and people who have controlled, maintained, restored and taken care of our public parks – the day before today, this day and tomorrow.
By Peter Christie,Graham Hobbs
By Vernon Place
By Simon McNeill-Ritchie,Ron Elam
Southfields, in the meantime, was once nonetheless a principally a space of fields among the villages of Wimbledon and Putney till the arriving of the railway within the past due 19th century, connecting Wimbledon to Putney Bridge. utilizing a range of outdated and new photos, neighborhood historians Simon McNeill-Ritchie and Ron Elam hint the precise trips of those suburban districts during the last century, making this booklet crucial examining for a person who is aware and loves this recognized a part of south London.
By Paul Hindle
By Jack Maloney,Barbara Maloney
When their young children develop up and go away domestic, authors Jack and Barbara Maloney promote their apartment in a midwest suburb and run off to the Highlands. Following a one-lane song referred to as ''The Wee Mad Road,'' they notice an remoted remnant of conventional Gaelic tradition, peopled by means of characters as particular and remarkable because the surrounding mountains.
The Maloneys settle into an outdated stone cottage and spend years in repeated collisions with old fashioned Highland methods. Entries from Barbara's diary aspect the realities of village existence, whereas Jack recounts stories of poachers, crofters and lairds in a single of mainland Britain's such a lot scenic and remoted corners.
The Wee Mad highway is a hot and witty account of 2 years within the Highlands, with illustrations of lifestyle within the wildest reaches of the uk. it is a 'how to' e-book for an individual who goals of escaping the doldrums of suburban midlife and beginning over.
By Christopher Sanders
By Edwardian occasions, various tremendous homes, a few designed via very important architects, have been outfitted up the hill, culminating within the Hill condo, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece. among the wars and within the ’50s and ’60s, Helensburgh was once a truly renowned lodge for day journeys ‘doon the watter’ from Glasgow, and notwithstanding this has now declined, the proximity to the Loch Lomond nationwide Park and crusing at the Clyde potential it truly is nonetheless an enormous vacation vacation spot. the city is with regards to the adjoining naval base at Faslane and combines maritime traditions with superb streets jam-packed with clouds of cherry blossom in spring.
By Anthony Beeson
Old and sleek Bristol are defined the following in drawings, work and pictures (many formerly unpublished from the author’s assortment and people of the Bristol primary Reference Library), in a quantity that enhances the author’s earlier e-book for Amberley on vital Bristol.
The ebook is prepared as a sequence of textual and visible peregrinations round Bristol and its major arterial routes, and records a number of the myriad adjustments that experience happened within the city’s evolution during the last few centuries.