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  • Gunnersbury Park

    Breathing new life into Gunnersbury Park

    MOLA team
    28.06.2013

    Gunnersbury Park in Hounslow is a Grade II Registered Park and a heritage asset of national significance. With a HLF Parks for People grant, a long-term regeneration scheme is being developed. As part of this process MOLA has been commissioned to contribute to updating the current Conservation Management Plan

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  • Westminster construction (c) MOLA, Andy Chopping

    The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act: What does it mean for heritage?

    MOLA team
    11.06.2013

    The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) was passed by Parliament in May 2013, as part of the UK Government's aim to support economic growth and streamline regulation.

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  • MOLA meets Knole Curator, Emma Slocombe

    MOLA meets Knole Curator, Emma Slocombe

    MOLA team
    07.06.2013

    David Sorapure visits the outstanding National Trust property, Knole, set in an atmospheric medieval deer park just outside Sevenoaks, to meet Curator, Emma Slocombe.

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  • MOLA geomatics team coonducting a measured survey of Knole House

    Knole: a measured survey for the National Trust

    MOLA team
    05.06.2013

    As part of the National Trust’s project to conserve and restore Knole in Kent, MOLA’s Geomatics team has been undertaking a measured survey of the showrooms and several new spaces.

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  • Could this be Dick Whittington’s privy?

    Could this be Dick Whittington’s privy?

    MOLA team
    01.03.2013

    MOLA’s Standing Buildings Team was recently commissioned by the City of London to investigate and record masonry features within the Phene Neal Room of the Guildhall in London. Previous investigations by MOLA showed the masonry to in fact be part of a medieval garderobe, more commonly known as a toilet.

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