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.

Improvements to town centre shopping area to go ahead

The first phase of a four-year programme to improve lower St James Street in Burnley town centre has begun. It follows confirmation of £1.2 million of funding from Historic England, after a successful bid by Burnley Council, to help create a Heritage Action Zone in the area. A series of public realm improvements will form […]