Notice of the LIS Annual General Meeting 29th April 2015

Notice of Annual General Meeting

This is to give you notice that the Annual General Meeting of the LIS Branch will be held in Glasgow this year.

When: Wednesday 29th April, 6.30pm for 7.00pm

Where: Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow G1 4DB

Please join us for this event. Food is available; snacks and soft drinks before the event.

We have been lucky enough to get Will Garrett of City of Edinburgh and William Tunnell of WT Architecture to talk about the Forth Bridge World Heritage Nomination and the Forth Bridge Experience.

Will Garrett, Manager, Built Environment and Placemaking, City of Edinburgh Council

Forthbridge

The Forth Bridges Forum World Heritage Steering Group has overseen the preparation of the UK government’s nomination to UNESCO, led by Historic Scotland.  The steering group includes Network Rail, Transport Scotland, Historic Scotland, Fife Council, the City of Edinburgh Council, Queensferry Ambition, Queensferry and District Community Council, North Queensferry Community Council, North Queensferry Heritage Trust and Visit Scotland.  The World Heritage Committee is expected to make a decision on the nomination later this year.

William Tunnell, Principal Architect, WT Architecture, South Queensferry. 

Forthbridge2

In December 2014 WT Architecture were appointed by Network Rail as Architects on the team to develop detailed design proposals for the Forth Bridge Experience. Initial concept proposals comprise a Visitor Centre in North Queensferry beneath the Fife Tower, with hoist access to the top of the Bridge, and a Reception Centre for a Bridge Walk from South Queensferry. The design team is led by Engineers, Arup with The Paul Hogarth Company as Landscape Architects and Turner & Townsend as Quantity Surveyors .

These will be interesting and inspiring talks so please support the speakers and your hard working and enthusiastic Committee by your attendance at the AGM.

Please see the list of important documents for our AGM.

LIS AGM 2015 Notice

LIS 2015-16 Nomination Form

LIS AGM 2015 – Agenda (Email version)

2015-16_lis-role_and_posts

Please Register to Attend Here! by following the link at: Eventbrite

 

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