Month: March 2020

Eden Project North C Grimshaw Architects

Morecambe, from seaside resort to Eden Project

Morecambe is a coastal town on the Irish Sea. It comprised the hamlets of Poulton, Bare and Torrisholme until 1889. Passage of the necessary legislation officially named the area Morecambe. Formed in 1894, the Urban District Council freed the town from governance by the Borough of Lancaster (until 1974, when Lancaster again took charge). But various parties […]

Skipton C Tim Green

Skipton, Yorkshire

Skipton originally made most of its money trading sheep and wool. Recorded in the Domesday Book, it is a market town. The Market operates in a unique way. King John granted consent to ‘The Lord of the Honour’ of Skipton Castle. It enabled him to hold a fair on the High Street. Consent holds true today. It is […]