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Dennis Rodwell
Architect and Planner
Urban regeneration and sustainable urban development
Historic buildings and their settings
World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom
Contemporary buildings
Historic building restoration and housing rehabilitation
Working museum
Roman archaeology
Developer and property manager
Project initiation
Industrial heritage
Industrial heritage
As Conservation Officer and Urban Designer to the City of Derby  


Coordinating historical research into the Darley Abbey factory village, undertaking condition surveys, conservation area appraisal and achieving community involvement. (These activities were complementary to the promotion of Derby’s interest in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.)



Promoting and securing the conversion, reuse and restoration of redundant industrial buildings, including:

     •  the former Midlands Counties and North Midland Railway Company complex of locomotive and carriage workshops, including 
        the roundhouse, sheds and smithies; dating from 1839 and now part of the University of Derby; and 
     •  the former Rykneld Tean Mill complex of textile mills; initially an early 18th-century silk weaving mill and now converted to luxury

As Senior Planner (Heritage and Design), Burnley Borough Council


Regeneration of Burnley's cotton weaving industrial heritage: drafting Canalside Conservation Area Appraisal; policy and technical support to the mutli-million pound regeneration initiatives supported by the North West Development Agency, English Heritage, Heritage Lottery Fund and others.
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