Forth Bridge World Heritage bid opens for consultation

20 May 2013

news-title-road-bgThe public’s views on the World Heritage nomination of the Forth Bridge is being sought through a 12-week consultation launched today.

The Forth Bridges Forum – which includes a number of local and national organisations – is keen to gather input from individuals and interested parties in support of the iconic railway bridge’s nomination. It also wants to hear people’s views on how the potential social, economic and cultural benefits of World Heritage can be managed in the local and national interest.


Scotland’s Forth Bridge invited to prepare formal World Heritage nomination

28 May 2012.

news-title-road-bgTwo new sites have been recommended to go forward as the UK’s next World Heritage nominations. The Forth Bridge near Edinburgh has been invited to prepare a nomination for 2014 and Gorham’s Cave Complex in Gibraltar will go forward in 2015, in plans announced by Heritage Minister John Penrose today.