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Landscape Section - Conference and AGM 2019

Basingstoke: “A good market town and a great thoroughfare”

Venue:The Cinema, Hampshire Record Office
Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019, 9.30 am - 3.45 pm

Getting to the Hampshire Record Office: It is located close to Winchester railway station. There are several council car parks nearby including Gladstone Street, Tower Street and Worthy Lane, see City Council Car Parks. Alternatively, there are four Park and Ride car parks. The buses from all Park and Ride car parks stop outside the railway station.

As a follow up to the conference, we shall visit Basingstoke in 2020.

Time  Title  Speaker 
9.30 Basingstoke: An introduction to a North East Hampshire Town Derek Spruce
10.15 Refreshment Break
10.45 Basingstoke: the evolution of a Hampshire town, 1000-1925 John Hare
11.30 A Mid 19th-Century Perambulation and More: Basingstoke’s Boundaries From 1800 to the 1980s Roger Ottewill
12.15 Lunch Break 13.25: Landscape Section AGM
13.45 The reinvention of Basingstoke: its economic history from 1800 to 1925 Bob Clarke
14.35 Refreshment Break  

The introduction of new building types, and the alteration of old ones, to cater for the industrial age and the social change it brought with it

Bill Fergie
15.45 Closes

Cost: HFC Members & VCH Volunteers: £14.00 - Visitors: £20.00 - Full-time Students: £7


Any questions about the Landscape Section?
Then email Mike Broderick Landscape Section Chairman