MCS Council member and former member of the World Heritage Site Management Committee, Trevor Skempton, put forward a bold initiative to extend the footprint of the former Liverpool World Heritage Site to include parts of Birkenhead, Liverpool’s Hope street and the Wapping Railway tunnel when he spoke at World Heritage UK’s recent webinar.

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MCS has now published its Seizing the Moment paper. This reflects the discussions that took place at last November’s Merseyside Civic Society AGM and more recent developments. It follows on from the publication of The Future of Liverpool’s World Heritage.

Meanwhile, Port Sunlight Village Trust is considering a bid to  become a World Heritage Site Port Sunlight – Port Sunlight announces World Heritage bid after UK Government reopens the Tentative List (