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At the last stage of o sultaio , the Co e t So iet e p essed its disappoi t e t that e e e ot ei g o sulted o a d at pla a d hoped e ould e o sulted o a d at efo e su issio . Sadl this has ot happe ed a d the Cou il has, i ou ie , issed out a ke stage of o sultaio that ould ha e ought fo a d useful a d helpful suggesio s fo the i p o e e t of the Pla . Ho e e e e og ise the i po ta e of the ea l se u i g of a app o ed Lo al Pla fo Co e t a d e a e the efo e ot aisi g the legalit o u sou d ess of issi g out a ke stage of o sultaio . Not ithsta di g ou disappoi t e t, the So iet e og ises the ualit of the Lo al Pla a d the i po ta e of its poli ies. We a k o ledge the o p o ises ade i the o te t of the Naio al Pla i g Poli F a e o k a d the Dut to Co-ope ate ith adjoi i g autho iies. Suppori g a y of the policies We suppo t the poli ies o add essi g health i e ualiies, i ludi g the i t odu io of Health I pa t Assess e ts fo ajo de elop e ts. We suppo t the i p o e e t of the desig ualit of e de elop e t. We suppo t the he itage poli ies. We espe iall el o e the eaio of the He itage Pa k at the Cha te house / Lo do Road a d the desig aio of addiio al Co se aio a eas a d the e te sio of so e e isi g o es. We a k o ledge the de a d a d eed fo housi g i the it , pa i ula l the eed to add ess the u e t i ala ed a d ske ed housi g sto k. We suppo t the t a spo t poli ies a d i pa i ula the e ha e e t of sustai a le opio s, i ludi g the ail i f ast u tu e de elop e t, the ass pu li t a spo t p oposals, li g a d alki g. We a e e ou aged the poli o Lo al G ee Spa e/Lo al U a G ee Spa e a d pa i ula l the desig aio of the Ri e She ou e Valle a d the de- ul e i g of pa ts of the Ri e She ou e i the it e t e. We see g eat pote ial i desig ai g a d p ote i g the e i e le gth of the Ri e She ou e alle f o Allesle th ough to the So e o lue e at Bagi to . Aspects of the pla u sou d Ho e e e a e o e ed that the elease of la ge a ou ts of p e iousl u de eloped la d ill edu e the p essu e fo the de elop e t of B o ields sites a d e feel that the Pla is ot sou d i ha i g o poli fo the phased elease of p e iousl G ee Belt la d. We a k o ledge the huge su ess of Co e t U i e sit a d the at a io to thousa ds of stude ts li i g i ou it . Ho e e this su ess eeds to e ala ed the p ote io of fa il ho es a d so ial ohesio i ou p io it eigh ou hoods if e a e to t a sfo ou Cit a d eet the sou d a d sustai a ilit ite ia. We feel the Pla is u sou d i ot ha i g a poli to o t ol the g o th of stude t housi g a d HIMOs i the it 's p io it eigh ou hoods. The So iet has su ited sepa ate pape s o these o e s. Joh Pa e

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The Co e t So iet has o i ated the e o aio of The Old G a a S hool fo a aio al Ci i Voi e Desig A a d. The Ci i Voi e A a ds a e dife e t to othe a a ds i that the o i aio s a e ot ade "e pe ts" o "people i the usi ess" ut lo al o u iies th ough thei i i so ieies. Last ea e ade t o o i aio s Fa gos a d the Cou il House S ua e a d i side i fo aio tells us that the a e lose to i i g; so e ha e high hopes fo this ea . We o i ated the Old G a a S hool e ause e a e i p essed the ualit of the o se aio o k o o e of ou oldest uildi gs, hi h as u il e e tl o Histo i E gla d's aio al list of Buildi gs at Risk. We a e pleased that the uildi g ill o e agai e o e pa t of ou o u it i f ast u tu e. Co tacts Postal add ess: C a e St eet, Co e t CV DT Chai a ’s tel: E ail: i fo@ o e t so iet .o g.uk If T ite is ou thi g, ou a follo us at htps://t ite . o /#!/Co So We also ha e ou o page o Fa e ook. You a also follo us the e at htp:// .fa e ook. o / Co e t So iet

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Ma ga et Ma ga et R lat, the it ’s a haeologist fo ea s died last o th. She as ehi d the e o st u io of the Lu t Fo t, headed up the e a aio of Co e t ’s ediae al p io a d as ell k o fo he a i fo ai e le tu es. Ma ga et as ou i st speake he e elau hed the So iet at the P io Ga de s Visito Ce t e i Ap il . She as g a ted a ho o a deg ee f o Wa i k U i e sit I a di as ade a MBE. She ill e so el issed he a f ie ds a d olleagues ho a e to k o he th ough he passio fo Co e t ’s histo a d a heolog .

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O e of the a uildi gs at isk—The Copse ood G a ge i de eli io Ch is Pat i k the Cit Co se aio Oi e as ou guest speake at last o th’s eei g i the Shop F o t Theat e. To a pa ked oo he p o ided his audie e ith ide a gi g ie s of his o k, t i g to p ote t o th uildi gs a d a hite tu al featu es i ou it . He e plai ed a out ea h of Co e t ’s Co se aio A eas, i all, a d ideas fo so e e o es. He su a ised u e ous uildi gs-atisk a d e plai ed the ight ope he alks t i g to e o ile p i ate ights ith pu li i te est a d good o se aio of uildi gs that a se e a ode pu pose, hile etai i g thei histo i i teg it . Ch is i ited the e e s of the so iet to help hi i this ital o k joi i g a ou se o e og isi g o se aio issues, ith a ie to ad isi g hi o futu e p oje ts.

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A£ de elop e t is pla ed to ki k sta t the ege e aio of The Bu ges o se aio a ea a d Hales St eet. The pla s i lude ope i g up the i e i Pal e La e as ell as the eaio of estau a ts a d afés hi h ill f o t o to a e s ua e, tu i g the i e i to a asset fo lo als a d isito s. This To s ape He itage I iiai e g a t s he e ill e si ila to the Fa Gosfo d ege e aio i iiai e a d ill e a aged the Cou il a d Histo i Co e t t ust. Ope i g up the i e ill eate a e pu li spa e ith ate side afés a d ill su el e a ajo d a fo lo al people a d isito s alike. De elope s Co ple De elop e t P oje ts a d U ite G oup pl ha e su ited a pla i g appli aio fo the i st phase of the p oje t o la d i Hales St eet adjoi i g the Ri e She ou e. Ia Ha a i Ma agi g Di e to of CDP a d Chai a of Histo i Co e t , said: “These e ii g p oposals p o ide a la d a k uildi g of i o ai e desig to i all i ish of the Phoe i I iiai e ut, o e i po ta tl , it ill ki k sta t the ege e aio of The Bu ges ua te , p o idi g the i a ial d i e fo the ope i g up of the i e a d the esto aio of o e of the it ’s ost histo i a eas." Ia added “Fa Gosfo d St eet has ee a su ess a d o that its ege e aio is al ost o plete, the e is a oppo tu it to etai the staf a d thei e pe ise a d to oll this i to the deli e of a othe ajo i iiai e. The Bu ges is ideal fo this app oa h as, like Fa Gosfo d, it has ee i de li e fo de ades a d is o e of the last u tou hed pa ts of the p e- a it . It is a histo i al ge a d a asset that e a ’t afo d to o e look, espe iall o ith the id fo Cit of Cultu e." Judgi g the ueues that fo ed to see the i te io of t o edie al i e -f a ed uildi gs i Fa Gosfo d St eet o pleted e e tl the e is o side a le i te est i a ie t uildi g te h i ues i use toda . B ia Ha a i as o ha d to talk to the a isito s that passed th ough. We o look fo a d to seei g the skilled o kfo e o i g i to The Bu ges a ea of the it e t e.

Su s ipio s

The e as a e elle t espo se f o e e s at the Fe ua eei g he e a paid thei su s ipio s. It ill e u h app e iated if ou ill o i ue to suppo t ou o k. Su s e a e due o the st Fe ua a d a e £ fo e e ship a d £ fo a joi t dou le e e ship. You a pa : Cash o he ue post to C a e St eet, Co e t CV DT Cash o he ue at the ge e al eei g. Pa Pal o the e site; o di e t a k t a sfe to 0-9 a ou t 0 9 0 a d use ou last a e as a efe e e

Coventry Society Newsletter - March 2016  

The March edition of the newsletter of the Coventry Society. The civic society for Coventry UK

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