Liverpool was formally inscribed on the World Heritage Site list in July 2004 as the asupreme example of a commercial port at the time of Britainas greatest global influencea. The World Heritage Site includes 15 surviving historic docks, six monumental dockside warehouses and many other important dock structures such as the dock security walls. The port also contains one of the finest, and most complete, Victorian commercial districts in Britain and the stunning trio of buildings at the Pier Head (known as aThe Three Gracesa) form one of the most dramatic and recognisable waterfronts in the world. Liverpool: Maritime Mercantile City is the document prepared by the Liverpool World Heritage Site Steering Committee to support the bid for World Heritage status, and is in itself a magnificent and richly illustrated book, published here for the first time. Central to the document is a unique description and history of the area of the Site and its stunning buildings, complemented by a profusion of historic and contemporary illustrations in full colour. The World Heritage Committee reserved particular praise for Liverpool: Maritime Mercantile City in setting a new standard in terms of content and presentation for World Heritage Site Nomination Documents.... and promote the city as a place to live, work and visit and supports the citya#39;s bid to be the Capital of Culture 2008. ... St Georgea#39;s Hall Conservation Plan This Conservation Plan was commissioned by the Trustees of St Georgea#39;s Hall and was ... for the building, assesses the relationship with the surrounding area and considers access, escape and fire precautions. ... The plan will form the basis for funding bids for the repair of the historic buildings and inform the brief for forthcominganbsp;...
|Title||:||Nomination of Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City for Inscription on the World Heritage List|
|Author||:||Liverpool City Council|