Aim: the restoration, revival and re-invigoration of the heart of the City of Hereford

Aim: the restoration, revival and re-invigoration of the heart of the City of Hereford.
In its entirety the anciently defended City, Cathedral and River Wye, famous their beauty, historical, archaeological and wildlife value, enjoy conservation status. Most of its buildings are listed or scheduled.

At the time of the Taylor Map of 1757 Hereford had a population of about 3,500, almost all of whom still lived within the compass of the medieval walls.
In the post-War years Hereford became hollowed by the drift to the suburbs and by demolition car-parks and more recently the collapse of retail on the high street.
Today Hereford has a population of about 60,000, less than 1,000 of whom live within the walls.
The idea is to reclaim the car-dominated street for pedestrians and cyclists and the wasteful level car parks for new houses and small businesses. These to be designed with the highest standards of energy efficiency, local distinctiveness, historical resonance and affordabilit

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