Drop in and see us

Drop in and see us

Come and see HAZ project officers and other members of the HAZ team on Tuesday the 22nd of March at 117 St James’s Street. Pop in between 4pm and 8pm and find out all you need to know about the HAZ project and all the plans to enhance St James’s Street.

Heritage Training week is a huge success

The Heritage Action Zone project has funded several heritage skills training sessions for the local Burnley Community. Over 45 people have been introduced to traditional sign writing, lime plastering, decorative plastering and lime pointing with some fantastic things to display and have the confidence to practice or implement in their own time or professional setting. […]

Public Realm – Word on the street

2021 saw the fantastic brand new public realm changes to St James’s Street, here we capture the thoughts of just some of our local residents that we happy to be on camera. The additions have clearly made a huge impression in the area, including wider paving, benches, tactile paving and a new seating area for […]

Peek into the past on Lower St James’s St.

By Roger Frost A couple of weeks ago I stated that I had some new ideas for Peek into the Past. This is the first of a series of articles in which we will take a look at Lower St James Street, not through my eyes but through those of an anonymous writer who put […]

About the Heritage Action Zone

We’ve created a video to explain the HAZ project and all of the exciting things that are happening on St James’s Street. View it here.

The HAZ 2021/22 Newsletter is here

Read our newsletter here to find out what’s been happening on the project during 2021 and what’s to come in 2022.

Opportunity for proposals on the Creative Spaces Exemplar Project

Work with Historic England and Burnley Council on this fantastic opportunity to provide a hub for the creative industries. Please click here to find out more.

Heritage Skills Workshops

Book now for our free traditional skills workshops Lime Plastering- Tuesday the 15th of February 2022: 9.45am-4pm at Burnley College Become an expert in working with lime at our plastering workshop. Learn the positives in historic building repair of using a lime mix and the different tools to use. Get valuable, practical hands on skills […]

Re-advertised Artistic Opportunity!

Raising the Curtain – Street Art Project Deadline:  – Please note this has now closed Who: Artists / Designers What: Expressions of Interest are invited from artists / designers, to create a series of visual street level artworks responding to the social history of Lower St James’s Street and its surrounding neighbourhoods in Burnley. The artworks will […]

Latest News from Lower St James’s Street

Here’s what’s been happening and what is still to come…